This is a high-tech lighting solution that simulates a real skylight, having application to environments that have little or no access to natural lighting. This type of circadian lighting technology has also been known to have a positive effect on the wellness of individuals.  

The development of a mobile molecular diagnostic device, the Akili MDx, to assist healthcare professionals with accurate diagnostics in the lab and in-field.The Akili MDx is in development and will assist in quick & early pathogen detection at a genetic level of HIV, Influenza, SARS-CoV-2 and future...

The problem

Testing for the SARS-CoV-2 infection currently has a significant impact on clinical laboratories globally concerning capacity building; scale-up of testing, stock-out of laboratory supplies, and high cost of reagents. The Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) recommended by the World...

The COVID-19 disease causes pulmonary infections, which could be observed by CT images of a patient's lungs as well as chest X-ray images. Clinicians have been able to observe and diagnose similar infections such as pneumonia using the aforementioned approach. By using a dataset of chest x-ray...

CAD4Silicosis is an artificial intelligence software, which assists users to detect silicosis. It is the only AI tool that is able to ‘select either silicosis or silicotuberculosis among no-silicosis chest radiographs (CXRs) (normal and TB)’ and, scores a digital X-ray image between 0 and 100. The...

RetCAD is a class IIa CE-certified software product using Artificial Intelligence that analyses colour fundus images for the presence of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). The performance of RetCAD is at the same level as trained certified graders. This means...

CAD4TB software is designed to help (non-expert) readers detect tuberculosis (TB) more accurately and cost-effectively. The speed of digital X-rays combined with deep learning and remote expertise make CAD4TB a valuable asset in the fight against TB.

The output of the CAD4TB software is a score...

Seeing the need for devices to assist people suffering from Covid-19 and other diseases, a multi-disciplinary team of innovative young engineers from HedgeSA in Port Elizabeth has halted their projects to develop a low-cost bag-mask ventilator. The device addresses the urgent need for a low-cost non...

The Automatic Computerized Mobile Whole Body Sanitizer Machine can be used to end the spread of COVID19 Virus, by sanitizing the whole body of a person to ensure the person, after passing through the machine, does not remain with the VIRUS on his/ her body. All machines constructed will be mobile...

The Product Development Technology Station (PDTS) is located on the campus of Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein. The Technology Station develops new ideas into products, or improve existing products with detailed engineering and develop ideas from concept to prototype. In this