Open Source Co-Vid Speak Hopes to Connect Intubated Patients with Loved Ones
Imagine that you are intubated in an ICU and cannot speak to your loved ones. Even if you can get access to a tablet to see them or hear them, being intubated means you cannot communicate back again. This is the situation in which thousands of people are finding themselves during this pandemic.
Bill Binko of LessonPix.com and ATMakers.org and Brian Witmer of CoughDrop.com are developing an open source web-based communication tool that allows people to look at icons on the screen to communicate. Bill explains the process in the video above.
The application is called “Co-Vid Speak” is completely free and open source.
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