Embrace Infant Warmer
The Embrace Infant Warmer is a product conceived at Stanford Institute of Design that uses a phase-change material in a sleeping bag design to maintain a neonate's body temperature. It is product is aimed at preterm and other low-birth weight babies in developing countries where access to high tech care is poor. It costs $25, approximately 1% the cost of a traditional high-tech incubator.
The infant warmer is being marketed by Embrace, a startup nonprofit organization co-founded by Jane Chen, Linus Liang, Naganand Murty and Rahul Panicker. The product is being released in India in 2010.