AI medical diagnosis start-up sets its heart on Singapore launch

Its system can offer speedy diagnoses for heart patients based on their ECG data

Tricog founders (above, from left) Zainul Charbiwala, Abhinav Gujjar, Udayan Dasgupta and Charit Bhograj. The start-up's ECG machine (below) encrypts a patient's results and sends them to a cloud, where a machine-learning algorithm interprets the dat
Tricog founders (above, from left) Zainul Charbiwala, Abhinav Gujjar, Udayan Dasgupta and Charit Bhograj. The start-up's ECG machine encrypts a patient's results and sends them to a cloud, where a machine-learning algorithm interprets the data and forms a diagnosis in six minutes.PHOTOS: TRICOG
The start-up’s ECG machine (above) encrypts a patient’s results and sends them to a cloud, where a machine-learning algorithm interprets the data and forms a diagnosis in six minutes.
The start-up’s ECG machine (above) encrypts a patient’s results and sends them to a cloud, where a machine-learning algorithm interprets the data and forms a diagnosis in six minutes. PHOTO: TRICOG

Singaporeans suffering from a heart condition may soon be able to get specialist help more quickly if a new artificial intelligence-driven start-up gains regulatory approval to distribute its system here.

Called Tricog, the Singapore-based company, which has received US$4 million (S$5.5 million) in funding to date, said its algorithm can provide patients with a diagnosis in six minutes based on their electrocardiography (ECG) data.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2018, with the headline 'AI medical diagnosis start-up sets its heart on S'pore launch'. Print Edition | Subscribe