Neopenda Vital Signs Monitor for Newborns

Teresa Cauvel and Sona Shah

Neopenda is an infant hat with sensors to monitor vitals.

Product description Brand name and product description

simple, low-cost, low-power, sensor integrated into a baby hat that measures newborns’ key vital signs. Continuous monitoring improves speed of action in life-threatening situations for neonates and ensures that when they are in distress, they have the best chance to receive the care they need to survive and thrive. The device is a prototype that is still in early testing stages. Interview with representative

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Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

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

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3:Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Nurses working in neonatal intensive care units.

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