Indian team among finalists to build Star Trek-style tricorder

August 28, 2014 10:45 AM

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BANGLORE: India's team Danvantri is among the 10 finalists of the XPrize competition to develop a Star Trek-style tricorder that can diagnose some 15 diseases and measure 5 vital signs, according to an announcement by the XPrize Foundation late on Wednesday.

Team Danvantri is led by 39-year-old, Chennai-based IT veteran Sridharan Mani, who is also the CEO of the Indian operations of American Megatrends, a US-based software and hardware company founded by Indian Americans S Shankar and Pat Sarma.

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