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Dr. Ram Dantu featured on front page of Denton Record-Chronicle

Dr. Ram Dantu showing the mobile phone application that measures blood pressure

Dr. Ram Dantu, Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has created a new way to check blood pressure using a smartphone. Instead of the usual cuff to check blood pressure, Dantu created a small attachment that uses the flat disk of a stethoscope. The diaphragm can be placed over clothing and still take an accurate measurement. Dantu said this is just a prototype and he wants to make something more sophisticated and manufacture it for consumer use.

Read the article in the Denton Record-Chronicle. A video of how the device works is at the end of the article. KDAF-TV came to Discovery Park to film this news story, which aired April 2, 2012.

Posted: 
Monday, April 2, 2012
Person: 
Ram Dantu
UNT Center: 
Center for Information and Cyber Security (CICS)
UNT Department: 
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
UNT Lab: 
Network Security Laboratory (NSL)