Designing a life-saving device on the cloud

Delta Development’s Autonomous Portable Refrigeration Unit, or APRU [Photo courtesy of Delta Development]

In its quest to build a better blood and vaccine cooler, Delta Development designed its Autonomous Portable Refrigeration Unit (APRU) over the cloud.

Instead of ice-packed coolers like the kind you might take on a camping trip, Tucson, Arizona-based Delta Development’s APRU refrigerates fresh whole blood and vaccines with a built-in battery that lasts for days on a single charge. The APRU also constantly monitors the temperature and can withstand outdoor elements such as water and ice, dust, UV rays and extreme temperatures.

Delta Development Chief Technology Officer Robert Futch [Photo courtesy of Delta Development]

As part of the Medical Design & Outsourcing cloud conversation series with medtech innovators and leaders, Delta…
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