BREATHE Respiratory Hackathons

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Recently the COPD Foundation convened experts for its Breathe Hackathons in Boston, London and Tel Aviv to look for solutions to improve COPD patients quality of life. Each country was able to submit two videos that they thought demonstrated the best ideas out of the hackathons. Please view these six short videos and vote for your favorites!

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BREATHE Hackathon participant Hagit Stauber is a Technion PhD student and mother of three. Her team invented a "smart pillow" oxygen therapy solution, following her experience with her baby's respiratory issues. The team explored the problem of sleeping …

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Former civil pilot and aviation technician, Yona and Hagai, participated in the BREATHE Hackathon at Technion in Tel Aviv. Here they present a solution for paralyzed people with respiratory issues to operate a saliva drain pump and nebulizer with eye …

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