Intersect: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Device Can Save Babies’ Lives

For babies born prematurely in developing countries, a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device could mean the difference between life or death. Using advanced technology, D-Rev, a product-development nonprofit based in San Francisco, is developing a CPAP machine to be used in hospitals throughout India and Africa.

In this Redshift video series, “Intersect,” host Paul Sohi, Autodesk Fusion 360 evangelist and self-proclaimed design nerd, chats with entrepreneurs and innovators doing new and incredible things with advanced technology. For this episode, Sohi and Robin Parrish, D-Rev Senior Design Engineer, discuss the challenges in creating a CPAP machine and why rapid prototyping and user testing are paramount for product development. D-Rev is a resident at the Autodesk San Francisco Technology Center, the setting for today’s bayside chat.

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