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Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I imagine it’s pretty tough to just be a kid when you have a genetic neuromuscular disease like Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), which means that you […]

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I imagine it’s pretty tough to just be a kid when you have a genetic neuromuscular disease like Spinal...
Pretty in Pink: Young Violinist Relies on New 3D Printed Prosthetic

Pretty in Pink: Young Violinist Relies on New 3D Printed Prosthetic

Everyone should have the opportunity to make music. This is a skill that not only offers the same happiness we feel in listening, but also challenges and stimulates the brain. The violin is known to be one of the more challenging instruments to play, and children are often started off at an early age. They […]

Everyone should have the opportunity to make music. This is a skill that not only offers the same happiness we feel in listening, but also challenges and stimulates the brain. The violin is known to be one of the more challenging instruments to play, and children are...
UAE Students Develop 3D Printed Robotic Arms to Aid Stroke Victims and Bomb Disposal Units

UAE Students Develop 3D Printed Robotic Arms to Aid Stroke Victims and Bomb Disposal Units

There’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear a story of the advances that are being made in 3D printed prosthetic limbs. Organizations such as e-NABLE and others are continually pushing the boundaries in efforts to help people, most especially children, to get the best prosthetic possible. This latest bit of news from the […]

There’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear a story of the advances that are being made in 3D printed prosthetic limbs. Organizations such as e-NABLE and others are continually pushing the boundaries in efforts to help people, most especially children,...
Open Bionics and Eidos-Montréal are Designing Functional 3D Printable Arm Prosthetics Based on the Deus Ex Universe

Open Bionics and Eidos-Montréal are Designing Functional 3D Printable Arm Prosthetics Based on the Deus Ex Universe

It looks like the least expected, and most welcome, new trend in video games is helping to design prosthetic arms to coincide with the release of games featuring upper-limb amputees. A few weeks ago Japanese video game publisher Konami helped a 26 year old amputee get a new bionic arm styled after Punished Snake, the […]

It looks like the least expected, and most welcome, new trend in video games is helping to design prosthetic arms to coincide with the release of games featuring upper-limb amputees. A few weeks ago Japanese video game publisher Konami helped a 26 year old amputee get...
Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many individuals around the world undergoing many different challenges, seeing children living in […]

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many...
NDSU Innovation Challenge Asks Students to Effect Change with Innovation--One Team Already Provides 3D Printed Prosthetics in Haiti

NDSU Innovation Challenge Asks Students to Effect Change with Innovation--One Team Already Provides 3D Printed Prosthetics in Haiti

While an accident can cause the loss of a limb or hand before one truly realizes what’s happened, today 3D printed prosthetics can be created almost as quickly to reverse some of the challenge–and without a lab or as much expense. Many are getting involved in this process today because the designs can be created and fabricated […]

While an accident can cause the loss of a limb or hand before one truly realizes what’s happened, today 3D printed prosthetics can be created almost as quickly to reverse some of the challenge–and without a lab or as much expense. Many are getting involved in...
3D Printed Bionic Arm Takes Center Stage at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Fashion Show

3D Printed Bionic Arm Takes Center Stage at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Fashion Show

From the communicators from Star Trek evolving into modern flip phones to the robotics and bionic limbs that were regularly used in the Star Wars films, science fiction has always been fertile ground for modern inventors and scientists looking to bring a little of the future into modern times. While Star Wars wasn’t the first […]

From the communicators from Star Trek evolving into modern flip phones to the robotics and bionic limbs that were regularly used in the Star Wars films, science fiction has always been fertile ground for modern inventors and scientists looking to bring a little of the...
Make Your Own Simple Model of an Arm Using 3D Printing and Basic Materials

Make Your Own Simple Model of an Arm Using 3D Printing and Basic Materials

We’ve seen and reported on some impressive 3D printed anatomical models not to mention the bio-printed organs that constitute major breakthroughs in science and medicine. 3D printing has facilitated what would have seemed perhaps only a generation ago nothing short of miracles. For instance, patient-specific anatomical models have been created to assist doctors in performing […]

We’ve seen and reported on some impressive 3D printed anatomical models not to mention the bio-printed organs that constitute major breakthroughs in science and medicine. 3D printing has facilitated what would have seemed perhaps only a generation ago nothing short of...
New Unique 3D Printable Arm, The Printhesis, Wins James Dyson Award

New Unique 3D Printable Arm, The Printhesis, Wins James Dyson Award

Go back just a decade or two and when the phrase ‘prosthetic arm’ or ‘prosthetic hand’ came to mind, most individuals likely envisioned a hook-like device attached to a socket. Boy have we come a long way in a short amount of time. In a world with 3D printable hands shaped like the actual human […]

Go back just a decade or two and when the phrase ‘prosthetic arm’ or ‘prosthetic hand’ came to mind, most individuals likely envisioned a hook-like device attached to a socket. Boy have we come a long way in a short amount of time. In a world...
Designer Creates 3D Printed Elbow & Upper Arm Prosthetic With Hand Actuation for Boy Without Elbow

Designer Creates 3D Printed Elbow & Upper Arm Prosthetic With Hand Actuation for Boy Without Elbow

While we’ve reported on e-NABLE countless times, with the latest being their new e-NABLE Community Foundation, as well as ongoing activities like assisting parents in taking on the 3D printing of their children’s prosthetic hands and preparations for their latest conference, the one thing we don’t hear much about is elbows. Right? Lots of 3D printed […]

While we’ve reported on e-NABLE countless times, with the latest being their new e-NABLE Community Foundation, as well as ongoing activities like assisting parents in taking on the 3D printing of their children’s prosthetic hands and preparations for their latest...
High School Student 3D Prints Voice-Controlled Robotic Arm

High School Student 3D Prints Voice-Controlled Robotic Arm

Irvine High School student Nilay Mehta knew that he wanted to work with prosthetics when he started his science fair project. When he began researching the field, he was struck by how costly prosthetic limbs are, so he set out to create a high-functioning limb for as little cost as possible. Using a combination of […]

Irvine High School student Nilay Mehta knew that he wanted to work with prosthetics when he started his science fair project. When he began researching the field, he was struck by how costly prosthetic limbs are, so he set out to create a high-functioning limb for as...
Orlando City Soccer Team Presents 6-Year-Old Brazilian Boy with a 3D Printed Bionic Arm from Limbitless Solutions

Orlando City Soccer Team Presents 6-Year-Old Brazilian Boy with a 3D Printed Bionic Arm from Limbitless Solutions

This past week, Paulo Costa Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, flew from their home in Brazil to Orlando, Florida. The trip was one of the most important ones of young Paulo’s life. Born with a partially developed right arm due to a genetic defect, Paulo was coming to the US courtesy of […]

This past week, Paulo Costa Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, flew from their home in Brazil to Orlando, Florida. The trip was one of the most important ones of young Paulo’s life. Born with a partially developed right arm due to a genetic defect, Paulo was...
3D Systems Teams with e-NABLE to Create All New 3D Printed K-1 Prosthetic Hand & Bring the Technology to All

3D Systems Teams with e-NABLE to Create All New 3D Printed K-1 Prosthetic Hand & Bring the Technology to All

When you talk about the largest 3D printing companies in the world, one company which would certainly be at or toward the top of that list is 3D Systems. Founded by the inventor of 3D printing himself, Chuck Hull, 3D Systems has continued to evolve with the industry, bringing new products and new uses for […]

When you talk about the largest 3D printing companies in the world, one company which would certainly be at or toward the top of that list is 3D Systems. Founded by the inventor of 3D printing himself, Chuck Hull, 3D Systems has continued to evolve with the industry,...
Google Awards e-NABLE With a $600,000 Grant to 3D Print Prosthetic Hands

Google Awards e-NABLE With a $600,000 Grant to 3D Print Prosthetic Hands

If there is one sub-category within the 3D printing space that we have covered the most over the past year and a half, it would probably be the 3D printing of prosthetic hands and arms. While there have been hundreds of heart warming stories in the past two years about children and adults who have […]

If there is one sub-category within the 3D printing space that we have covered the most over the past year and a half, it would probably be the 3D printing of prosthetic hands and arms. While there have been hundreds of heart warming stories in the past two years...
Happy Being Himself, This Little Boy Turns Down a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Happy Being Himself, This Little Boy Turns Down a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

While there are many ways in which 3D printing technology is able to help mere humans perform heroic tasks today in a wide range of disciplines (especially medicine), little can touch the inspiration that comes from seeing what 3D printing can do for children in need of prosthetics. While it goes without saying that life is […]

While there are many ways in which 3D printing technology is able to help mere humans perform heroic tasks today in a wide range of disciplines (especially medicine), little can touch the inspiration that comes from seeing what 3D printing can do for children in need...
Actress Grace Mandeville Dons 3D Printed, Fiber Optic, Swarovski Crystal-laden Prosthetic Arm

Actress Grace Mandeville Dons 3D Printed, Fiber Optic, Swarovski Crystal-laden Prosthetic Arm

3D printed prosthetic hands and arms have received quite a lot of media attention over the past year or so. These custom fabricated devices can be created for a fraction of the cost that typical prostheses usually sell for, and they are can be created on a one-to-one basis, completely custom to their wearer. One […]

3D printed prosthetic hands and arms have received quite a lot of media attention over the past year or so. These custom fabricated devices can be created for a fraction of the cost that typical prostheses usually sell for, and they are can be created on a one-to-one...
Robert Downey Jr. Surprises 7-Year-Old Boy with Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Robert Downey Jr. Surprises 7-Year-Old Boy with Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Back in July, we had the opportunity to cover a tremendous story about a man named Albert Manero, who had created a 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm for a little boy named Alex. That arm provided Alex with the opportunity, for the first time in his life, to give his mom a full hug. While […]

Back in July, we had the opportunity to cover a tremendous story about a man named Albert Manero, who had created a 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm for a little boy named Alex. That arm provided Alex with the opportunity, for the first time in his life, to give...
Attempt to Break Guinness Record of 1,647 High-Fives Falls Short, But Brings Attention to 3D Printed Prostheses

Attempt to Break Guinness Record of 1,647 High-Fives Falls Short, But Brings Attention to 3D Printed Prostheses

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for consecutive high-fives may not have succeeded (it does stand at a daunting 1,647 participants) but the High-Five Chain to draw attention to the work of Limbitless Solutions, a group of University of Central Florida doctoral students led by Albert Manero, was indeed a success. “It’s all […]

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for consecutive high-fives may not have succeeded (it does stand at a daunting 1,647 participants) but the High-Five Chain to draw attention to the work of Limbitless Solutions, a group of University of Central Florida...
Arabs and Jews Work Together on Projects at TOM, Including a 3D Printed Robotic Arm

Arabs and Jews Work Together on Projects at TOM, Including a 3D Printed Robotic Arm

With the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip and Israel, the tensions within the middle east are at a boiling point. With Hamas militants bombarding Israel with rockets, and Israel firing back with a response which has been the most devastating we have seen to the Palestinians in quite some time, thousands of civilians are […]

With the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip and Israel, the tensions within the middle east are at a boiling point. With Hamas militants bombarding Israel with rockets, and Israel firing back with a response which has been the most devastating we have seen to the...
3D Art Meets Prosthetics: Student Creates Beautiful 3D Printed Prosthatic Arm for Friend

3D Art Meets Prosthetics: Student Creates Beautiful 3D Printed Prosthatic Arm for Friend

One great thing about about 3D printing, and particularly the open source nature of the movement, is the fact that thousands of useful designs are available for free download all over the internet. This open source methodology has allowed for dozens of individuals who are missing a hand or arm, to be supplied with custom, […]

One great thing about about 3D printing, and particularly the open source nature of the movement, is the fact that thousands of useful designs are available for free download all over the internet. This open source methodology has allowed for dozens of individuals who...
6 Year Old Boy Receives a 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm - Thanks to e-NABLE

6 Year Old Boy Receives a 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm - Thanks to e-NABLE

It seems like every other day, we are covering another prosthetic device created by an organization called e-NABLE. Up until now, we have only reported on prosthetic hands that have been made for individuals who are missing the majority of their hand. These prosthetics are based on variations of several different open source models, such as […]

It seems like every other day, we are covering another prosthetic device created by an organization called e-NABLE. Up until now, we have only reported on prosthetic hands that have been made for individuals who are missing the majority of their hand. These...
Electronic 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm is Created For a 13 Year Old Girl

Electronic 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm is Created For a 13 Year Old Girl

The changes that 3D printing are bringing to the prosthetic market are incredible. In just the last one or two years we have seen so many amazing stories pertaining to the 3D printing of prosthetic limbs, that it’s almost impossible not to get excited. Just recently, a few ‘Washington University in St. Louis’ students decided […]

The changes that 3D printing are bringing to the prosthetic market are incredible. In just the last one or two years we have seen so many amazing stories pertaining to the 3D printing of prosthetic limbs, that it’s almost impossible not to get excited. Just...
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