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Healthtech startups are reformulating healthcare in India and serving the developing and enhancing the needs of population’s health. From complicated cancer treatment at home to maintaining medical records digitally, simplifying healthtech startups seem to have a solution to all the problems of users. However, tendencies reveal that most innovation in the healthtech sector starts in Indian metros. But standing up to this stereotype and emerging from Tier II city of Kollam is Waferchips Techno Solutions. The Kerala-based startup has witnessed the Biocalculus that is an ambulatory cardiac monitoring device or easily following a wearable Electrocardiography (ECG) device.
Waferchips was among the 10 startups from India to demonstrate its product at startup event SLUSH in 2017, in Finland. Biocalculus is a single lead and ambulatory cardiac monitor that demands no special training for usage. It is connected to the chest of the patient using an adhesive patch.
Data is further transferred from the device to an Android application through Bluetooth. In situations where a smartphone is not available, Biocalculus can store data from three days to one month (depending on the variant) of consecutive recording. The software in the back-end inquires the data using Artificial Intelligence(AI) and tracks down any abnormalities.
It constructs a clinically prosecutable report for the doctor for detailed diagnosis and treatment. Based coming from Technopark in Kollam, Waferchips produces the use of IoT(Internet of Things) to unravel for healthcare sector utilising delicate chips and self-designed hardware. The company was registered back in February 2016 by collegemates who later turned couple, Sonia (30) and Archu S. Vijay (32).
Formerly known as an assistant professor in an engineering college, Sonia has consistently desired to enhance the socially relevant job opportunities for students. Thereof, starting their business in Kollam, the business led its utter footprints in the country. “Even though it’s a rural area, we are provided with more visibility in the startup ecosystem,” claimed Sonia. Waferchips further also has an IoT-based remote monitoring device for Internet Service Providers. Asianet Satellite Communications is also one of their major witnessed clients. While the company has balanced on app development and initiated remote site intelligence to stores and companies in the previous, it is stretching its hands towards Biocalculus during the time.