3d printed prosthetic hands

e-NABLE Announces Winners of First CREATE T.I.M.E. 3D Printing Design Challenge

Of all of the stories we follow, some of my favorites to check in on again and again are the e-NABLE Design Challenges. The organization does so much good already,…

Pope Francis Blesses 3D Printer, Prosthetics Presented by Student Group

Every day, we see organizations in the 3D printing field team up to do amazing things, but one of my favorite is the partnership between the Open BioMedical Initiative (OBM Initiative) and…

Printing With a Purpose: ROBO 3D Donates 3D Printed Parts to Enable Community Foundation Hand-a-Thon

While BodyHacking Con sounds like a gathering of slasher movie fans or worse, the three-day conference that took place in Austin, Texas in February was, in many ways, a celebration of…

e-NABLE Ghana Provides Free 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands

Sometimes a small act of kindness can lead to unexpected benefits for both the recipient and the good Samaritan, and can change their lives forever. When I was barely a…

e-NABLE Helps a New Mother Care for Her Child with a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

One moment that every mother will always remember is the moment she held her child for the first time. For a woman named Nini, that moment was going to be…

Eastman Chemical Partners with Chung-Ang University to 3D Print Prosthetic Hands for Children in Asia

Organizations like e-NABLE have made it possible for hundreds children with missing hands and arms to receive properly fitting, functional, quality prosthetics at no charge. There are still thousands more children in…

exiii Offers Lineup of Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics, Including Open-Source HACKberry

As the world of 3D printing technology evolves faster than most can keep up with, the impacts it offers to humans in need are powerful, life-changing, and deeply inspiring. The days…

Create T.I.M.E and More: e-NABLE Introduces a New Series of Design Challenges

The creation of e-NABLE started with a steampunk convention. Ivan Owen created a functional metal hand as part of a costume, and posted a YouTube video online. A South African carpenter who had…

8-Year-Old Fire Survivor Safyre Terry Receives 3D Printed Robotic Hand Thanks to UAlbany Students & Faculty

If you’ve had any access to social media over the holiday season, you are probably familiar with the story of Safyre Terry of Schenectady, NY–a young girl who at the…

e-NABLE Looks Back on a Successful Two Years of 3D Printed Prosthetics, Introduces Several New Designs

Since its beginnings in 2013, e-NABLE has grown from a small community of about 100 makers into a giant network of around 7,000. Roughly 2,000 prosthetic devices have been created, benefiting…

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…

Stormtroopers Assemble: Voodoo Manufacturing & e-NABLE Announce Partnership, Largest Donation of 3D Printed Hands

Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, the Doctor and a sonic screwdriver (and/or sunglasses), Stormtroopers and 3D printed prosthetic hands, Voodoo Manufacturing and the Enable Community Foundation….

Build Your Own–Tools for Sharing: Children to Receive 3D Printed e-NABLE Prosthetics at Norwich Castle

In an incredible juxtaposition of ancient and modern worlds, the Norwich Castle in England is the site of the latest Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing exhibit exhibition, offering many different…

Five Year Old With 3D Printed Hand Throws Out First Pitch for the Baltimore Orioles

While watching five-year-old Hailey Dawson stride out to the Baltimore Orioles pitcher’s mound you can’t help but notice how nonchalant she is about the whole experience. After effortly tossing out the…

India: Smartprinting & FunMove Partner to Educate on Bionic 3D Printed Prosthetics

As 3D printing changes many industries and processes in manufacturing, and a wide array of innovations and designs are presented to a duly impressed public around the globe, one area…

Victoria Hand Project — Offering Advanced, Affordable 3D Printed Upper-Limb Prostheses

Millions of people around the world are affected by the absence of an upper limb–a hand, or partial or full arm–and the vast majority of these individuals live in developing…

South Africa’s 3D Printed Mechanical ‘Tenim Hand’ Allows for Individual Finger Control

Let’s be real: I love 3D printed fun things as much as the next person–I have two 3D printed dragons on my desk as I write–but the best part of…

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…

Give Them a Hand: Aaron Brown and e-NABLE Make Super 3D Printable Prostheses for Children

Most likely you have heard of Enabling the Future, or e-NABLE. They are the volunteer network responsible for helping thousands of children missing hands or part of their arms receive…

Working Bionic 3D Printed Wolverine Claws are Here!

I have seen working tools 3D printed in space. I have seen 3D printed brain tissue develop neurons that fire just like a real brain. I have seen a 3D…

e-NABLE Volunteer Combines Two Previous Designs for New & Improved 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

e-NABLE is made up of a team that encompasses pure goodness. We’ve reported on this giving, globe-trotting group countless times as they’ve helped those challenged with missing limbs to improve…

Enable Community Foundation Formed: Donations to e-NABLE keep 3D printed hands accessible

The 3D printing community isn’t just a community in name — one of the most inspiring aspects of the maker movement has, for me, been reading about the work people…

Marvel Universe LIVE! and e-NABLE Team Up for Adventure, Give Kids “Super” 3D Printed Hands

From email to super hero is, as it turns out, a surprisingly short journey. Marvel Universe LIVE! has been entertaining the crowds across the country as the exciting super hero-themed…

e-NABLE Volunteers Set Sights on Full-Scale Project for 3D Printing Prostheses in Haiti

We’ve reported on the inspired and heroic worldwide feats of the volunteer-driven e-NABLE a multitude of times as they 3D printed over 700 prosthetic hands last year alone. Not surprisingly, the organization…