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Ultrasound? Fetal Monitoring? Spectrometer? There's an App for That!: Biomedical Smart Phone Apps Are Taking Healthcare by Storm

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If you think your doctor is a mobile phone junkie now, you haven't seen anything yet. A profusion of new software applications, or apps, are either already here or coming soon to convert smart phones into biomedical devices that will play a larger role in healthcare. Engineers, computer programmers, medical professionals, and other researchers are jumping on the bandwagon to create apps and add-on devices, or peripherals, that turn a smart phone into a microscope, an ultrasound machine, or a heart-rate monitor, just to name a few.

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Pulse, IEEE  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 2 )