The new device, called Open-AirVentGT, is designed to be manufactured for about $300 using commonly available electronic, mechanical, and computer components. The core of the system is a cheap Raspberry Pi computer connected to a number of sensors and a motorized system to squeeze the bag valve mask.
All this was achieved in about three weeks and the team is already working toward having their device go through emergency approval procedures that the FDA and other regulatory agencies now have in place.
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