ECHO-STETHOSCOPE OPEN SOURCE AND LOW COST

An open source echo-sthoscope  prototype has been developed by ECHOPEN (//www.echopen.org) an associative fab lab sponsored by the Pierre Fabre foundation located at hotel Dieu in Paris.

Echopen is working towards a low-cost, open-source ultrasound stethoscope for healthcare professionals, that connects to a smartphone or tablet. We’re an open-source, collaborative community, led by a core of multidisciplinary specialists and top level professionals“.

se also  the last news about this project (in french) : http://www.makery.info/2016/03/29/echopen-lance-une-sonde-dechographie-open-sourceECHOPENAn artist view of the device:

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