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MicroMedic Embedded Design Contest 2013

02/04/2013 Category: Miscellaneous, News

Here is new Embedded Design Contest for 2013, microMedic Design Contest, held by Parallax, U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center.

It’s good opportunity for you to help others through your medical application invention using microcontrollers and sensors. In this contest, inventors and students will create medical applications and products for possible use in the healthcare industry, medical simulation training, and the battlefield.

embedded design contest 2013

Project Ideas
Field Portable Seizure Detector (mini-EEG), Tri-corder, Electrocardiogram, Pulse oximeter, Lie or Stress Detector, Blood pressure monitor, Urinalysis strip reader & interpreter, Flatulence Analyzer (with gas sensor kit), Breath Alcohol Test (with gas sensor kit), CO2 intubation verifier (with gas sensor kit), Microcontroller controlled Ventilator, Colon or gastroscope, Fertility Analyzer, Prenatal doppler heart sound player, Automated radiation biodosimeter, Pneumothorax detector, Wireless remote stethoscope, Field expedient blood chemistry lab, Maternal contraction and fetal heart rate monitor and more.

Contest Timeline

Project IDs 			January 13 – July 1, 2013
Final Project Submission 	July 31, 2013
Winners Notified 		August 15, 2013
Posted to Parallax Website 	September 17, 2013

contest prize

Up to $25,000 in awards will be given away to winners of the contest. Qualified participants will get free kits (100) on a first come first serve basis. Those who do not qualify for free kits will be able to purchase a kit online. Click here for more detail about the contest.