• Water Softener Salt Level Monitor

    Water softeners work using a process called ion exchange in which calcium and magnesium ions from hard water are exchanged with sodium chloride (salt) via a special resin. The water goes into a pressure vessel where it...

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  • Warming Band

    This pressure-sensitive band warms up as you rest your hand on it, and cools down with firmer pressure. The jersey sash stretches to hug your body and ties easily around your waist. Made with women in mind,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • 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....

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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 3 years 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 5 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 years ago
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