Author: gunnar

Low-cost Phototherapy Device

An industrial design student will this fall design a new phototherapy device intended for jaundiced newborns in low resource settings. The resulting device will hopefully be the tool people living in low resource areas need to be able to treat their newborn children. We are…

Using the Sun for Phototherapy

We are now starting a student project at NTNU where a physics student will investigate how we could best utilize sunlight as phototherapy for jaundiced newborn. The results of this project could become extremely important in areas where the phototherapeutic devices in today’s market are…

Our new name is Picterus!

Our old name, Yellow Babay, caused so much confusion that we decided to look for a new name. Our two design students quickly came up with the idea of Picterus, which is a mixture of the word pictures and the latin word for jaundice, icterus….

NTNU Discovery supports Yellow Babay

We are very proud to announce that NTNU Discovery has decided to support us with pre-project funding. This enables us to do a first-stage verification of the technology by funding the employment of Gunnar Vartdal for three months at the institute for electronics and telecommunications…