3d printed prostheses

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…

Scooter, the 2-Legged Puppy Becomes Internet Sensation Thanks to 3D Printed Cart

If you are a frequent reader of 3DPrint.com, then you probably know that 3D printing has been providing ample benefit for human beings with upper limb differences. People like you…

Researchers Develop Temperature Sensitive Prosthetic Hand That Shocks Wearer When Objects are Hot

The world of prostheses has been progressing at a very rapid pace within the past few years. With the combination of advanced computer systems, micro-servos, and most recently, 3D printing,…

A Little Girl, The Dolphin She Loves & 3D Printed Prosthesis

Annika Emmert has something in common with Winter the dolphin – the inspiration for the Dolphin Tale movies.  The 10-year-old Emmert was born without her right hand and a portion…

Disaster Relief: ‘Field Ready’ & ‘Bold Machines’ Create 100% 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands & More

When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid is a high priority. This was especially true recently in Nepal, and several years ago in Haiti. These poverty stricken nations simply don’t have the…

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…

Michael Repajic Looks to 3D Print Prosthetic Hands for Los Angeles’ Homeless

As you probably already know, 3D printing can be used for a lot of different things. However, if there was one cause for which I have seen the greatest support…

Enabling a Grip: Student Creates Unique Fingertips for 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands

Over and over again, we’ve covered the amazing stories brought to life by volunteers from an organization called e-NABLE. This group of individuals has been working tirelessly to 3D print…

Survey Says? Less Than One in Four People Would Knowingly Eat 3D Printed Food Products

According to a survey from the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, the odds are that if you knew a piece of food on your plate was 3D printed, you wouldn’t…

Chinese Doctors Successfully Use 3D Printing for Major Hip Replacement Surgery

The medical uses of 3D printing are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Whether it is using the technology to actually 3D print prostheses, or using it to create…

The Most Realistic 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Yet! – Steve Wood’s Flexy-Hand Filaflex Remix

When it comes to prosthetic hands and arms, 3D printing has been making a huge impact, especially when we talk about accessibility for children and teenagers. Children are at a…

Lingerie Company Using German RepRap X400 3D Printers to Produce Cheaper Breast Prostheses

This morning we introduced you all to a Kickstarter project from Daisy Fit Forms, which sought funding so that the company could create 3D printed molds for breast prostheses. These…

Teacher & Students 3D Print an Amazing Baseball Bat Swinging Prosthetic Hand

There is something about the start of the Major League Baseball season in the United States that brings a summertime excitement to the country. It signifies the start of warm…

UNYQ and 3D Systems Join Forces to Develop 3D Printed Orthotics & Prostheses

UNYQ fairings and accessories are “3D printed embellishments that wrap around your prosthetic leg,” and they’re built in boutique studios in Seville, Spain and San Francisco. The company offers 30…

Sub $300 exiii handiii 3D Printed Open Source Bionic Hand is Controlled by a Smartphone

As time goes by and technology improves, we are constantly seeing prices for previously groundbreaking technology fall to levels which allow for the adoption of this technology by the masses. 3D…

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…

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…

15-year-old Star Wars Fan Receives Darth Vader-esque 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Over the past year or so, we have covered dozens of stories of 3D printed prosthetic hands, most of which have been created by a group of volunteers from e-NABLE….

The Carapace Project Offers You a 3D Printed Body Transformation

A carapace is a section of an exoskeleton or shell which functions as a protective plate and often covers a creature’s head or back. The carapace is both an organic…

University of Toronto Brings 3D Printed Prosthetic Legs to Children in Uganda

3D printing has been a godsend when it comes to the creation of prosthetic limbs. Over the past 2-3 years, we’ve seen tremendous advancements in the production of affordable, high…

Standard Cyborg Unveils the 3D Printed Prosthetic ‘Water Leg’ — Priced Under $500

Life with a prosthetic leg can be cumbersome. Many of us who are fortunate enough not to require such a device have no idea about the issues which need to…

Researchers Create Perfect Fitting 3D Printed Transtibial Leg Socket for Prosthetic Legs

I am fortunate enough to have both of my legs. I can run, jump, play football, and swim in the ocean. Unfortunately though, not everyone can say the same. There…

Biomedical Engineer Uses a DeltaWASP 20×40 3D Printer to Create Multiple Advanced Prosthetic Legs

When we typically talk about 3D printing and prostheses, most of the stories that we have covered have been focused on prosthetic hands and arms. Individuals from all over the…

Sharebot and OBM Initiative Partner to Make 3D Printed Biomedical Technology Accessible to All

With many of the heartwarming stories hitting the headlines regarding 3D printing, it’s easy to overlook one of the most important aspects of this innovative technology that truly does have…