Middle School Students 3D Print a Wheelchair for a Special Kitten

As the owner of a one-eyed cat, I have a soft spot for animals that some might consider flawed or, well, a bit odd. So do the people at the…

Rio Olympic Games: 3D Technology Plays a Major Role in Apparel, from High-Tech Skinsuits to Futuristic Shoes

Winning the gold requires drive and ability that’s beyond the exceptional, maximum strength and optimum body weight that few of us could achieve, combined with a fierce sense of team…

Materialise and Designer Benjamin Hubert Create the World’s First 3D Printed Consumer Wheelchair

London-based industrial designer Benjamin Hubert and his design company Layer will be debuting the first working prototype of their new 3D printed consumer wheelchair to 2016 Clerkenwell Design Week. The…

3D Printed Wheelchair Helps Another Lucky Cat Walk Again

It’s said that cats always land on their feet. Unfortunately, this isn’t necessarily true. I’ve seen cats topple in undignified heaps after ill-advised attempts to scale bookshelves or jump onto…

MakerBot Announces Winners of 3D Printed Assistive Technology Challenge

The design and development of assistive technology is one of the most promising facets of the 3D printing revolution. Easing the lives of people with disabilities has been a priority…

Virginia Students Designing 3D Printed Wheelchair for Lilly the Two-Legged Goat

Here at 3DPrint.com we cover our share of stories about 3D printing technologies helping people rebuild their lives through customized prosthetics, orthotics, and devices. The medical applications for the technology…

Meet HU-GO, the Open Source DIY Low-Cost Wheelchair with 3D Printed Parts

Most able-bodied people don’t really understand exactly how expensive it is to be disabled in a world built for people who are not. I have heard several people, after reading…

Tiny Two-Legged Kitten Saved by British Columbia Community, Students Make 3D Printed Wheelchair

Kittens are just synonymous with cuteness overdose. There’s nothing like seeing the feisty little furballs prancing, cavorting, and getting into general mischief all over the house. And while they might…

Paralyzed Kitten Walks Again Thanks to a 3D Printed Wheelchair

Over the past year or so, we have reported on numerous stories of dogs with missing or disabled limbs who have been given a second chance on life, thanks in…

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