3d printed prosthetic arm

e-NABLE Works to Create New Fundraising Opportunities and Design Challenges for Growing Community of Global Volunteers

We always enjoy writing about the vast network of volunteers that make up the global e-NABLE community, who collaborate to make free 3D printed prosthetic hands available to the people…

Ithaca College Student Designs and 3D Prints Functional Prosthetic Hand for Only $15

If you’ve been keeping up with 3D printing news at all on a regular basis, you’re probably well-acquainted with 3D printed prosthetics. The field of prosthetic limbs has been impacted…

New e-NABLE Community Sponsorship Program from MatterHackers: Support the Volunteers Who 3D Print Prosthetics

You know the old adage – “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” e-NABLE, a…

Teenage Student Wins ATLAB’s Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad with 3D Printed Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm

Over 75 student teams recently competed in the first ever Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad, organized by technology-based learning solutions company ATLAB. The competition was aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs by…

Biomedical 3D Printing Company Bioniks Launches Superhero Prosthetics Crowdfunding Campaign

This summer we introduced you to 5-year-old Mir Bayyaan Baloch, the first child in Pakistan to ever receive a 3D printed prosthetic arm, thanks to revolutionary biomedical 3D printing company…

Xplorer 3D CEO Flies to Bahrain, Creates Multi-Faceted 3D Printed Prosthetic Device for Nine-Year-Old in Just 72 Hours

Nine years ago, a boy named Shayaan was born without arms. Now, it would seem that his mother’s recognizing and reaching out to the power of new technology originating from…

Young Girl Goes to the Library and Gets a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Libraries are so wonderful. I’m not embarrassed to gush about them, because they’re one of my favorite things in the world. They’ve helped me discover some of my favorite books…

Indiegogo Campaign Launched to Provide 3D Printed Bionic Arm to Children in Developing Countries

The maker community is an incredibly generous one, with thousands of makers of all ages and skill levels demonstrating, again and again, their eagerness to use their skills to help…

Five-Year-Old Boy Becomes First Child in Pakistan to Receive a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

One thing that’s especially exciting about following a new, rapidly growing industry such as 3D printing is that in many cases, you can witness the very moment that the technology…

The Alfie Edition: Team UnLimbited Releases First Fully Parametric, 3D Printed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm

The world news today is certainly flooded with plenty of darkness, so when the clouds part for the sunshine to peek through, we’re grateful. And we always know something wonderful is…

Lund University Student Develops Simplified Process to 3D Print Prosthetic Arm Sockets

Of all the uses that 3D printing technology has provided the medical field with over the past few years, none show as much immediate impact as the production of assistive…

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…

Four-Year-Old Chilean Boy Receives e-NABLE Spider-Man 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

Most everyone will profess an affection for Spider-Man on some level (and many of us do indeed like to think we have awesome Spidey senses on occasion), but kids have a…

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…

GRiP: University of Florida Student Follows Her Passion & Changes Teen Lives with 3D Printed Prosthetics

Follow your passion. You’ve probably heard this as Oprah’s mantra, seen it on countless Facebook memes, and maybe even have it needlepointed on a pillow somewhere–but does that plan actually ever…

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…

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…

Colombia’s Cocreat3D Unveils Their Stylish Prosthetic Arm Prototypes

While working 3D printed hands and mechanical limb replacements have been getting a lot of attention lately, in reality they aren’t really for everyone or for every situation. Motorized prostheses…

Limbitless Solutions & Blue Man Group Present 12-Year-Old with Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

3D printing has led the way for changing the world in numerous unexpected ways, paving the way for transformations in many sectors via the versatility, creativity, and affordability made possible…

German Designer 3D Prints Customized, Affordable Children’s Prostheses

One of the most challenging things to happen to a child is to be born without a limb — or to lose one later in life due to an accident…

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…

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…

French Maker Creates a 3D Printed, Robotic Prosthetic Hand

We love how the maker spirit has inspired a sense of global community, particularly when it involves improving quality of life in some pretty dramatic ways. One remarkable story about…

Teen Launches GoFundMe Campaign to 3D Print Prosthetic Arms You Can Control with Your Brain

Easton LaChappelle is a bit of a prodigy. At 19 years old, he’s already landed a job at NASA, and he’s part of a seismic shift in how technology is being…