Category Archives: Healthcare

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Mechanical Engineering Challenges in Building a High Performance Hematology Auto-Scanner

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Shonit™ is a smart hematology analyser powered by advancements in artificial intelligence, image processing and cloud computing. One of the critical components of the solution is the smart scanner which enables to digitise the data efficiently for the AI models on the cloud. Today, I am going to talk about challenges involved in achieving the accuracy […]

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SHONIT™ : A powerful yet simple tool for Pathologists

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I am a Consultant Pathologist and  since the last 9 years I have been working in the field of Hematology . In this last decade, I have seen several paradigm shift in the field of diagnostic pathology including a shift from conventional microscopy to automated analysers. Automation has taken several quantum leaps, right from its […]

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Before your dreams begin to fly, it’s time to check if you buckled it right

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Today’s a big day for us. Its confirmed that we’ve made it to the fourth batch of Google’s Launchpad accelerator for start-ups. The latest class of Launchpad has start-ups from across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America, including six from India. These companies will work closely with Google for six months. They get equity-free support, access to […]

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Medical Video Analytics and Deep Learning

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A wise person once said “A picture speaks a thousand words” citing the amount of information that is self-contained in a picture. Along the same lines, it wouldn’t be grossly wrong to say that “A video illustrates a thousand pictures”. Needless to say, the amount of information that can be extracted from a video is […]

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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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The exciting new world of machine learning in healthcare

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The field of artificial intelligence in general, and machine learning in particular, has undergone a sea change in the last few years. The way machine learning works can be briefly summarized as follows: A parameter driven classification algorithm is formulated. This is used to derive “decisions” from “input data”. Some popular choices of classification algorithms […]

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