Last updated: 28 Jun, 2020

Auroville team designs low-cost ventilator prototype - The Hindu

Article by  M. Dinesh Varma
PUDUCHERRY , JUNE 27, 2020 01:18 IST

Components came from 3-D prints of car windshield wiper motor and muesli jar

A team of engineers and programmers has designed and developed two prototypes of life-saving medical ventilators that show promise in resolving the shortage, import-dependence and high costs associated with these emergency assist devices.

The prototypes — the basic non-invasive Tusky and the more advanced version Jasan — are currently in the medical testing phase in collaboration with experts at the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).

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