The problems posed by COVID-19 are varied, but information shows that the main issues are (1)
We hope that our solutions will never be required and never be used in practice, however if they are needed, we would like to have a range of prototyped, tested and medically validated solutions ready for emergency use globally.
This project is Open source in nature, with solutions developed for use worldwide and open from contributions from others.
The content of Open Source Ventilator's website is for information only, not advice or guarantee of outcome.This ventilator may not be suitable for all applications and must be used under medical advice & guidance.
We are still getting organized. Please be patient.
We have a core team of 20+ Engineers, Designer and Medical Practitioners working on developing solutions to this problem.
All input is appreciated so your contributions are welcomed in our Slack channel (see buttons below for links to Slack).
We will be releasing project goals, functional groups and structured plans ASAP.
We are close to prototyping a number of additional solutions. The leading designs can be found here.
We encourage you to dig into the designs, prototype, iteration and feedback your results and insight to everyone on slack.
(1) The Center for Safety, Simulation and Advanced Learning Technologies, University of Florida Health
Calling Docs, Nurses, Engineers&Designers: Join this OS Ventilator Project- give time & expertise- help develop low-cost ventilators to fight #COVID19
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