Engineers Harness Cell Phone Technology For Use In Medical Imaging

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 15:14 in Mathematics & Economics

With an innovative concept developed by UC Berkeley engineers, the ubiquitous cell phone could one day be used to make medical imaging accessible to billions of people around the world. Using off-the-shelf components, the researchers demonstrated the feasibility of using a mobile phone to transmit raw data from a medical scan to a central server for processing, and then receiving the final image for display on its screen.

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