Neopenda Vital Signs Monitor for Newborns

Teresa Cauvel and Sona Shah

A [sensor integrated into a baby hat] that measures newborns’ key vital signs. Continuous monitoring improves speed of care to make sure that the newborns have the best chance of survival. The device is a prototype that is still in early testing stages. ^(Interview with representative)

Product description

A [sensor integrated into a baby hat] that measures newborns’ key vital signs. Continuous monitoring improves speed of care to make sure that the newborns have the best chance of survival. The device is a prototype that is still in early testing stages. ^(Interview with representative)

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

The reusable devices will be available in customizable package sizes to accommodate the needs of diverse facilities, with a per unit list price of the wearables at $75 USD. ^(Interview with representative)

SDG targeted

Goal [3:] to promote and improve health and well-being.

Critically ill newborns in developing countries.

Target user(s)

Nurses working in neonatal intensive care units.

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