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Table 1 The three DIY APS systems and associated technology

From: Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Artificial Pancreas Systems for Type 1 Diabetes: Perspectives of Two Adult Users, Parent of a User and Healthcare Professionals

Systems OpenAPS AndroidAPS Loop
Designers Dana Lewis, Scott Leibrand, Ben West Milos Kozak, Adrian Tappe Nate Racklyeft, Peter Schwamb
Pumps Old Medtronic (versions before 2011) Dana R, Dana RS
Roche Accu-Chek Combo
Roche Accu-Chek Insight
Old Medtronic
OmniPod Eros pods
CGM systems Dexcom G4, G5, G6, Medtronic Enlite or MiniMed Paradigm REAL-time Revel, xDrip+
FreeStyle Libre with MiaoMiao
Synchronizes with Nightscout
Dexcom G4, G5, G6, Eversense, Medtronic
Guardian or Enlite, xDrip+
FreeStyle Libre with MiaoMiao
Can synchronize with Nightscout
Dexcom G5 or G6 (or G4 with Share)
FreeStyle Libre with MiaoMiao
Can synchronize with Nightscout
Computing hardware (rig), bridging device Small computer (e.g. Intel Edison or Raspberry Pi) and a radioboard/stick (Explorer Board for Edison or Explorer HAT for Pi)
xDrip Wireless Bridge (Wixel) for xDrip users
Android phone, xDrip Wireless Bridge (Wixel) for xDrip users iPhone, RileyLink
− 916 MHz for Medtronic
− 433 MHz for OmniPod Eros
User interface devices Pebble smart watch
Android phone
iPhone
PC running Windows or Mac
Android phone
Smart watch
iPhone
Apple watch
Operating system   Android iOS
Algorithm OpenAPS OpenAPS Loop
Communication with rig Radiofrequency Bluetooth Bluetooth