Embrace Warmer

By ASPIREist | Just For A Minute. A baby blanket with life-saving technology embedded in the seams.

Episode 1, Just For A Minute: Baby Warmer

Embrace Infant Warmer Could Save Lives

How Embrace's infant warmer can save lives

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Infant Warmer Created to Save Lives in Developing Countries

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Watch Embrace

Watch Embrace: A low cost infant warmer video on Moneycontrol Online. SEO_Every year 20 million premature babies are born globally and 450 of them …

Developing Countries

What a Life-Saving Baby Warmer Taught Me About Technology

My route to starting my medical device company began over five years ago in a design school course at Stanford. My team was challenged to design a baby incubator that would cost one percent of the $20,000 cost of the incubators you'd see in a modern hospital -- a sum far beyond the means of many …

The NGO-business hybrid: more than the sum of its parts?

NGO-business hybrids offer the potential to do more for people and planet than non-profits or companies alone - but they have to overcome mutual scepticism first<p>Turning a profit hasn't traditionally been the sphere of your average non-governmental organisation. The people most inclined to want to …

Business Planning

A Solution for Poor Mothers, When Expensive Hospital Incubators Won't Do

<i>Tom and David Kelley of the award-winning Palo Alto-based global design firm</i><i>IDEO</i> <i>have been helping private and public sector organizations innovate,</i> …

The Economist Innovation Awards 2013

Social & Economic Innovation<p><b>Jane Chen, Rahul Panicker, Naganand Murty and Linus Liang, Inexpensive incubator for premature babies</b><p>Jane Chen, Rahul …

Innovation

Extreme By Design

About the Program<p>At a time of unprecedented global challenges, the under-30 “millennial” generation has every reason to be fatalistic and disengaged. …

Design

Brad Pitt’s Modest Oscars Proposal

“You know what I think they should do? I think we should just put a trophy on the table and like one of those car contests, we should all just put our hands on it and see who can hold it the longest.”<p>Oscar-nominated actor Brad Pitt appeared on John Stewart last night and offered what sounds like …

Hollywood

Meet 7 startups that are innovating for the developing world

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The Embrace Infant Warmer Acts As A Cheap Incubator For Developing Countries

In developing countries, low birth weight babies don't always have the luxury of an incubator to help them. Hopefully this $25 Embrace Infant Warmer …

Embrace infant sleeping bags save lives

<b>(10-01) 13:16 PDT San Francisco</b> -- In 2009, shortly after Jane Chen moved to India, she met a young woman who had watched helplessly as each of her three babies died.<p>Sujatha's small village, two hours outside of Bangalore, lacked the incubators and other medical technology that might have saved …

Innovation

The low cost technology saving premature babies' lives

BBC News, Bangalore<p><b>Every year more than 20 million babies are born prematurely or with low birth weight - and an estimated 450 of them die each hour.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessCan smartphones clean your house?Tech to free your inner shopaholicIs there life after Photoshop?Happy …

Saving babies in India

Embrace - Defining a Point of View - An Intro to Design Thinking

A warm embrace that saves lives

In the developing world, access to incubators is limited by cost and distance, and millions of premature babies die each year. TED Fellow Jane Chen …

TED Talks

Embrace Infant Warmers Impact Babies Lives India

The Embrace India Program serves under-resourced health care centers and hospitals in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Bihar and Uttarakhand. …

Health Care

Embrace

Embrace is a social enterprise that aims to help millions of vulnerable babies through a low cost infant warmer, designed for a resource constrained …

Innovation