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College Students Design Linux-based Stethoscope

Jan 17, 2008, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"A team of engineering students at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. is designing a digital stethoscope based on uClinux. The team, called 'Rhythm Reloaded,' released a project proposal on the open source device, which runs Freescale's Coldfire MCF5275 CPU.

"The Rhythm Reloaded team is building the stethoscope as part of a senior design project. The team hopes its device will be the first electronic stethoscope able to record, filter, and store computer audio data from a medical patient..."

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