Virgin Orbit: Company Designs Mass-producible Bridge Ventilator to Combat Corona Virus
A virgin group company named Virgin Orbit has designed a new mass-producible bridge ventilator to combat against the corona virus pandemic. This satellite launch company comes into picture with their latest innovation. The newly designed ventilator is primarily aimed at mass-producible for helping support teams to ensure batter care of patients affected with the corona virus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has almost hit all the countries across the world and it’s spreading rapidly. Different agencies from all over the world are trying to come with a solution to tackle this situation. On the same sake, the companyhas worked with various physicians and medical-device experts at University of California Irvine (UCI) as well as Texas at Austin. As a member of the Bridge Ventilator Consortium, this group has been formed to make a solution to for the shortage of ventilators.
Virgin Orbit usually building space technology has come up with the ventilator that is specially designed for partially recovered patients as well as those not in critical conditions. This device is named as a “bridge” ventilator. Such innovative devices could have the potential to act as a intensive care capable ventilators.
The company’s prime motive is to have a bridge ventilator functioning right from early April. Virgin Orbit is looking for a rapid scale up with the mass production of bridge ventilator. The company engineers have taken part from the initial design process with advantages of assembly processes and robust manufacturing.
Dan Hart, CEO of Virgin Orbit has explained their plan and said: “We are truly disheartened with the everyday news of COVID-19. Doctors and nurses are doing super heroic work of saving lives. I have never seen our team working harden like this ever before. Everyone is motivated and ideas are quickly moving into action. We are hopeful that this new device will help us to fight against the critical situation.”