Based on the proven efficacy of the iron lung, The RAD 1.0  is an inexpensive, simple solution to respiratory failure that does not require hospitalization but allows for medical support via remote monitoring. In contrast, positive pressure ventilators require constant medical oversight, intubation, sedation, and extensive cleaning protocol — with marginal success.

Our two-minute video discusses our intention to share with the world plans to easily build a RAD 1.0 Respiratory Assistive Device for under US$149 and it also discloses the materials needed to build the device yourself.