Pune: Optra Systems, a software engineering company, has created a prototype of a scanner ‘Optra Scan’ for cancer diagnosis. According to the company, the new device would make cancer diagnosis less expensive, speedy and would help oncologists in more accurate detection of cancer.
Abhijeet Gholap, founder and CEO, Optra Group, said, “Optra Scan, is an ultra-modern scanner that would scan the pathology slides and convert it into digital form. It would also be equipped with tele-pathology features so that it can be shared across the network whenever required.”
Optra Scan has been designed and developed at the company’s research and development unit in Pune under the Biotechnology Industry Partnership Programme (BIPP) of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for design and development of affordable healthcare devices for Indian healthcare segment. [Source: IE]
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