Raspberry Pi Zero / Zero W Powering Ventilators #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Great read from Tom’s Hardware discussing Raspberry Pi, ventilators and Eben Upton’s thoughts.
“I believe the interest in Zero is mostly down to it offering enough compute for the relatively modest requirements of a ventilator (potentially control air-handling components at fairly low frequency, handle a simple user interface),” Upton told us. “Although I know some of the approaches out there (not sure if we’re engaged with any of these) aim to scale production of the sort of lightweight ventilator they use in ambulances, so size may also be a factor.”
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