Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Image Processing – Geometric Illusion and 3-D Estimates

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Examining blood smears or urine samples through automated microscopy has umpteen number of challenges, some of which were addressed in Bharath’s article on Challenges and Opportunities in Automated Microscopy. In this blog, I would like to continue by outlining many more challenges associated with automated microscopy. While examining urine samples or blood smears through a […]

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Impact of novel technology on low cost healthcare in India

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The current scenario with regard to low cost healthcare availability in India is pretty bleak. Although globally there is tremendous growth and progress both in the quality of healthcare along with devices and appropriate drugs available to address almost any ailment, accessibility and cost remain huge hurdles in countries like India. With our humungous population, […]

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Distributed Data Flow Processing: Challenges and Opportunities

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An automated analysis of a blood smear involves digitising the sample in the form of images and sending it over the network to the cloud. Further processing happens on the cloud which involves identifying various kinds of cells in them, estimating many of their physical properties and aggregating the data to arrive at approximations as […]

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