Mestha's team also is working with the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York on a project that uses cameras to detect occurrence of atrial fibrillation, a condition that can increase a person's risk of stroke by a factor of five.
Research conducted in hospital rooms provides Xerox scientists with a first-hand view of the medical field through interaction with practitioners and patients.
"Our partnership with Manipal University Hospital is helping us move the technology closer to reality," said Manish Gupta, Xerox vice president and director of XRCI. "This research can have great implications for the future of healthcare and telemedicine in India and across the globe."
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