Amin Hasani’s Blue Heart Hero Makes Custom 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Amputees

Amin Hasani is the designer behind the Havenlabs utility band. Havenlabs is a nonprofit that aims to use 3D printing to aid veterans. Designer Amin now wants to take a…

3D Printed Splints & Braces: Just As Effective & Comfortable, Cheaper & Faster to Make

University of Nebraska researcher James Pierce has delved further into the potential for 3D printed assistive devices in ‘Efficacy of Assistive Devices Produced with Additive Manufacturing.’ He begins by stating…

Project Nitrous Uses 3D Printing to Help People with Disabilities In Egypt

In 2016, Mohamed El-Hossary and Ahmed Mohsen were running a 3D printing service and marketplace called Etba3ly. When they decided to attend a Maker Faire, things changed for them. At…

Customizable 3D Printed Contactors Give Disabled People Access to Technology

3D printing has become an invaluable way of helping people with disabilities. It’s an inexpensive method of creating assistive devices that can be easily personalized to the user, and many…

Winston-Salem State University Explores 3D Printing for Occupational Therapy

In the medical world, 3D printing is becoming widespread over various fields and sectors, including occupational therapy. As an example, several medical professionals are discovering that 3D printed splints or…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 15, 2018

We’re covering news from the medical and automotive worlds in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, along with a few other stories to get you into the weekend. In Taiwan, ITRI…

Russian Amputee Uses 3D Printed Lever to Set New World Record in Deep Sea Diving

3D printing is often called upon to help create assistive devices and prosthetics, so that people with disabilities and amputated limbs can still participate in the activities they enjoy. Earlier…

Makers for Heroes Make-a-Thon Uses 3D Printing to Help Veterans Get Their Lives Back

A 33-year-old veteran named Zarita used to love to dance, but since her injury in a car accident on the way to her duty station, she has suffered from dizziness…

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3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into…

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