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intellectual property vs safety?

Started this discussion. Last reply by bewest Jun 28, 2012. 73 Replies

I sent the following letter to the FDA and a similar one to the EFF. Many of you may not realize that insulin pumps that ship with a radio have a suite of commands that we can use to fix bugs in the…Continue

 

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bewest replied to NoSugarAdded's discussion 'Reverse engineering carelink usb.' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Here's a video showing a potential use case for this kind of thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqyPGrqnxOY&feature=youtu.be"
Apr 6
bewest replied to NoSugarAdded's discussion 'Reverse engineering carelink usb.' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Howdy all, I've made some progress on the protocol handling. You can now press buttons, set temporary basal rates, and suspend-resume. https://github.com/bewest/decoding-carelink Hopefully this will help people more easily maintain their pumps,…"
Apr 6
Linda G left a comment for bewest
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Oct 19, 2013
rick phillips left a comment for bewest
"bewest, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Oct 19, 2013
Sai left a comment for bewest
"Hi there, how are you doing? Just wanted to say hi to all my friends on TUD. Logging in after a long time :)"
Jul 18, 2013
bewest replied to Jeff Mather's discussion 'Virtual COM port (VCP) to communicate with OneTouch meter on Mac 10.8?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"I'm using socat to bridge to a TCP interface. I forward the port over ssh and then re-create another serial link on the other end with another socat. For me, the pl2303 driver seems to work to provide me with a basic tty/serial-like…"
Jul 9, 2013
bewest replied to bewest's discussion 'ending the upload problem: no more uploads' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Hi Holger! There are two ways to update glucosurfer. One is to include an endpoint known the dataurl URI. https://github.com/bewest/insulaudit-ssh-tools/blob/master/perform_audit#L38 The script will upload a tab separated file, one timestamp and…"
Jun 16, 2013
Holger Schmeken replied to bewest's discussion 'ending the upload problem: no more uploads' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Congratulations! Your project seems to gain serious momentum. The picture of your setup to access pump and meter data is really impressive. What type of interface should be supported by websites like our Glucosurfer to be the direct target of your…"
Jun 16, 2013
bewest added a discussion to the group Geeks With Diabetes
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ending the upload problem: no more uploads

I've been working on ways to describe smaller parts of some of my projects.One project is to end the upload problem. https://gist.github.com/bewest/5736620The basic idea is to create a small "adapter" kind of device that makes diabetes devices available for near-real-time, "cloud" management, similar to meraki.com, but for any and all diabetes devices.I'd love to know if framing it this way as "ending the upload problem" makes sense to…See More
Jun 11, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"The Bayer Contour link uses the "ComLink2" protocol, identical to the carelink usb stick."
Apr 14, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"I plan on plugging in http://www.thisisant.com/developer/components/antusb-m/ (~$22) into the beaglebone's USB and being done with it. You sure Dexcom is ANT?"
Apr 14, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"No, I don't have access to Dexcom. Can anyone help collect some traces? I set up a working area just for dexcom here: https://github.com/bewest/decoding-dexcom"
Apr 13, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Molten, also, I'm choosing 3g via usb modem, with wifi as back up. You hit the nail on the head... this is about freedom... how I get to choose to spend my time."
Apr 13, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"Medtronic communications are here: https://github.com/bewest/decoding-carelink/tree/rewriting/pump There's more where that came from, but we need to get everyone working together. No more silo'ed projects.…"
Apr 13, 2013
bewest replied to Tony Elmquist's discussion 'A dangerous game - anyone out there hack their diabetes devices?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
Apr 13, 2013
bewest replied to Craig's discussion 'Geeks! Could we build an open-source big data pancreas-brain?' in the group Geeks With Diabetes
"The reason it's secret is primarily because these companies don't want other companies to sell new products or services built on integrating with these devices without getting an opportunity to get revenue from licensing, at least. Patient…"
Apr 12, 2013

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MM522

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At 4:24pm on October 19, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES bewest!!
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
http://bigbluetest.org/
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At 3:59am on October 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY,HAPPY BIRTHDAY, bewest. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:35am on October 19, 2013, rick phillips said…

bewest, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 6:09am on July 18, 2013, Sai said…

Hi there, how are you doing? Just wanted to say hi to all my friends on TUD. Logging in after a long time :)

At 4:57pm on February 1, 2013, Linda G said…

Bravo on being a featured member Bewest!!

At 4:18am on October 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you bewest....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 10:28am on March 9, 2011, Holger Schmeken said…
I hope my mail via google came through!?
At 3:06am on March 8, 2011, Holger Schmeken said…
Hi Bewest, I have just seen your reply to the USB Bayer device. Now I am not sure: Did you respond to know more about the Glucosurfer import OR did you find a way to access the data in the Bayer USB device? Holger
At 3:05am on February 25, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:57am on February 24, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home bedwest....
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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