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Mommy tracker

JioVio’s homecare kit is an ideal companion for pregnant women

Deepak G Pawar

Solve a woman's problem — this was the challenge which Divya Krishnan, Sundar Jagannathan and Senthil Kumar received at a hackathon. Kumar's sister was pregnant then and the trio decided to develop a wearable device that would remind her to take her pills on time and go for her check-ups. This was the starting point for JioVio, a start-up that provides IoT/bluetooth-based predictive maternal care.

The trio discovered that in rural areas maternal mortality rate was a big issue, while the need of the urban market was personalised care. They agreed that there should be common hardware for both markets, but with different approaches. Meanwhile they g

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