• The Open Source community united against Covid-19

    On March 11, WHO (World Health Organization) officially declared the COVID-19 or SARS-CoV2 virus, a global pandemic. The situation is critical: more than 210,000 infected in 159 countries and nearly 10,000 deaths with very high contagion curves....

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  • Flight Chair: Interactive Chair to Control an Emergency Service Drone

    Created by a research team at Simon Fraser University in Canada, the Flair Chair is an interactive chair born from the idea of a drone being controlled by an emergency call taker using embodied interaction on a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Raspberry Pi Powered Stent-Testing Robot

    Medical engineering is just one of the important areas where researchers have found a use for the Pi. This stent-testing robot was designed by Dr Henry J Feldman, chief information architect at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians. Stents...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Vestigen’s Project Ara Sensors improve our life

    Modular open mobiles are getting closer, and the disruptive applications as well. Vestigen is a company that is designing and manufacturing smart sensors for Project Ara that could really improve our lives: “Project Ara is getting closer...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Open Biomedical Initiative wants to disrupt biomedical ecosystem from the Bottom Up

    An italian team reacently launched this interesting initiative: The Open Biomedical Initiative is a newly established nonprofit organization with the purpose of creating and promoting Low-Cost, Open Source, 3D Printable Biomedical Technologies. It was founded by Bruno...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • An Interview with Angel: the open ecosystem for Digital Heatlh and Fitness

    As you may know, we have been enthusiastic supporters of the Angel Sensor project since the very beginning: the overall vision of driving more open innovation in digital health, through a seriously open platform was definitely interesting...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • An Open Source desktop sized CAT Scanner

    The guy behind the Tricorder project published a fantastic experiment in creating an open source, cheap CT Scanner. This project just gives you a glance of the potential of open source innovation in medicals and health devices:...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Angel, the Open Source sensor platform for Health and Fitness funded on Indiegogo

    Angel, is a super interesting wearable device coming up from indiegogo. This project really looks awesome: Angel is the first device designed with developers in mind. Currently most trackers for fitness and health are built for use by a...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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