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Thursday, December 23, 2010

D-Rev: Design for the other 90%

D-Rev (Design Revolution) is a non-profit technology incubator in Bay area aimed at deigning  and delivering world-class market-driven products for BOP market.Through a collaboration with the Jaipur Foot Organization (BMVSS) in India and Stanford University, Re:Motion team has designed and tested the Jaipur Knee joint prototype.Recognized by TIME Magazine as a Top 50 Invention of 2009, the JaipurKnee technology leverages (i) easily manufactured plastic parts and (ii) a proven polycentric kinematic mechanism to achieve significantly increased stability and gait efficiency when compared with other low-cost alternatives.D-Rev recently announced that Phoenix Medical Systems in India will run the marketing and distribution of D-Rev's Brilliance product, a neo-natal phototherapy device used to treat infants with the brain-damaging disease, jaundice, and which comes at a price tag of $400 instead of the usual $3,000. Other projects in pipeline are: Global scope for rural clinics, cold pasteurization of milk, Solar concentrator etc.

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