Tagged: Smartphone stethoscope

Interview: Suman Mulumudi, creator of Steth IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope

Steth IO by Suman Mulumudi

A few weeks back we showed you one of the most innovative technology by a teenager that uses iPhone as a stethoscope. The Steth IO case for smartphone, developed by Suman Mulumudi who unearthed the hidden capability of iPhone’s microphone to detect heart beats very precisely, can even better a stethoscope. So we had to get an interview done with this ingenious kid who is on the course of making the most tech savvy stethoscope that you could ever imagine of. A stethoscope that is actually your iPhone case. So read on for what Suman had to say about our inquisitive queries and you’ll surely be amazed by his intellect.

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15-year-old creates 3D printed iPhone case that doubles as stethoscope

Steth IO iPhone case by Suman Mulumudi

In the age when other teenagers are busy with their homework or catching up with friends on Facebook, 15-year-old Suman Mulumudi has created a 3D printed iPhone case which turn the smartphone into a stethoscope. Dubbed as Steth IO, the stethoscope in a smartphone provides audio and visual data about heart sounds, which possibly results in better diagnosis. To use, slot the iPhone into the case, then using the advanced microphone of the iPhone, the case can assist in hearing, visualizing and recording the slightest sound of a heartbeat. This means, the Steth IO iPhone case transforms the smartphone into a better stethoscope than the conventional one used by doctors, all thanks to the addition of visuals and finer audio data of even the quietest heartbeats. Read More…