Now with the help of your Windows Phone you can fight against malaria. What you have to do is to download and install the LifeLens app on your Windows Phone. LifeLens is a malaria diagnosis augmented Windows Phone app. The project addresses the high child mortality rates caused by the lack of detection and availability of treatment of malarial diseases.
LifeLens app requires phone hardware that includes a 350x magnification lens. The phone photographs a stained blood sample and the app analyzes it, counting the total number of blood cells in the photo and the number of those containing stained malaria parasites.
The LifeLens app is very simple to use. Anyone who has can operate a basic smartphone can use it. This opens up the possibilities of even shipping devices directly to afflicted areas as no special training or language skills are necessary for the operation of the device. To know more about this Windows Phone app, click here.