Who wouldn't want their doctor to use a "smart" stethoscope when monitoring their heart?
Berkeley-based Eko Devices, founded by Connor Landgraf, 24, Jason Bellet, 22, and Tyler Crouch, 23, enables doctors to turn their "dumb" instruments into intelligent ones.
They've engineered a product called the Eko CORE, which goes into the tubing of a stethoscope. Using Bluetooth technology, the CORE sends digital recordings of heartbeats to Eko's app and web portal. Doctors can chart the heartbeat or send the recording to a specialist for further review (rather than patients having to wait to see a specialist for the result.
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