Two inventors from Pangasinan proudly showed off their inventions during the weeklong celebration of the 2018 National Science and Technology Week from July 17-21, 2018 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Metro Manila.
Dr. Catalina C. Platon, a former Professor of the Pangasinan State University (PSU)-Bayambang Campus and the present Director of Intellectual Property Research Utilization of PSU-Lingayen exhibited her Instructional Multiple Binaural Acoustic Stethoscope (IMBAS). IMBAS is a stethoscope composed of three binaurals which can be used by three persons simultaneously during medical assessments.
Dr. Platon explained that the instructional device will contribute much for easier teaching and learning for both students and teachers, and eventually lessen time and effort during assessment period.
Meanwhile, the Tendo Mathematical Game Device of Mr. Booby F. Cabe from San Fabian, Pangasinan wowed exhibit viewers. The Tendo is a combination basic operation of numbers from 0 to 9. This requires the players to set an answer or Result Number, and locate all the equations whose answer falls to the players’ Result Number by connecting the numbers and operations in the 5x5 dices.
Mr. Cabe said that Tendo is a combination of fun and learning with numbers. He stressed that playing while learning with the device contributes to the enhancement of arithmetic skills among students. The device will be competing in the National Invention Contest and Exhibit (NICE) to be held in August 2018 in Metro Manila.
The two inventions were exhibited at the Science and Technology Innovation (STI) at Home during the 5-day NSTW celebration and gathers positive feedbacks and appreciation from the viewers.
The inventors are positive to push for the commercialization of these technologies in order to benefit its target users. //Florde Liza L. Alida