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IIT-M develops algorithm for India's first Health monitoring wearable device

Chennai, Feb 12 (UNI) Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has developed the algorithm for the country's first medical-grade, wearable device with algorithms for deriving vitals in a non-invasive manner, called “VinCense.”
Developed jointly with MedIoTek Health Systems, which works on mobile health technology, VinCense could be used for unobtrusive monitoring. Vital signs including, pulse rate, oxygen saturation, respiratory rate, skin temperature, blood pressure and others were duly recorded through this device.
''The real-time data are stored in the patent-pending secured cloud from where healthcare providers can access vitals using an intuitive interface'', an IIT-M release on Monday said.
VinCense could be deployed for Home Healthcare delivery, Insurance/Analytics and Corporate/Industrial Occupational Health Screening. It also has applications for Non-Communicable Diseases Screening and Surveillance, general Public health, and Community Health.
The device was developed by a team led by Prof M Manivannan, Head of Touch Lab, Biomedical Engineering Group, Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT-M.
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Kerala to send body of Latvian woman to her homeland

22 Apr 2018 | 11:24 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 22 (UNI) Kerala Tourism Department will send the body of Latvian woman, Liga, to her homeland, State Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said here on Sunday.

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Centre to extend full support to promote tourism in HP

Centre to extend full support to promote tourism in HP

22 Apr 2018 | 10:47 PM

Shimla/New Delhi, Apr 22 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Union Minister for Tourism KJ Alphons at New Delhi, on Sunday and urged him to sanction three schemes worth Rs 300 Cr of the State government to promote religious tourism circuit in the state, eco-adventure tourism and to highlight the scenic and virgin tourism spots on world tourism map.

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30-yr-old man held for sexually assaulting minor

22 Apr 2018 | 10:23 PM

Parbhani, Maharashtra, Apr 22 (UNI) In a shocking incident, a 30-Year-old person was arrested by the Nanalpet Police in Purna taluka of the district on Sunday in connection of raping a seven-year-old girl at Ajdapur Area on April 15.

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BJP delegation meets Suresh Prabhu, demands air services from city to tourist places

22 Apr 2018 | 10:13 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 22 (UNI) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by Maharashtra BJP Secretary Dr Bhagwat Karad on Sunday submitted a memorundum to Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu requesting him to start air services from here to other tourist places across the country.

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Kerala Finance Minister calls on AP FM

22 Apr 2018 | 10:03 PM

Amaravati, Apr 22 (UNI) Finance Minister of Kerala T M Thomas Isaac called on Andhra Pradesh Minister for Finance Yenamala Ramakrishnudu at his residence here on Sunday.

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