3D printing for the blind

When One Thing Leads to Another: 3D Printing the Unexpected

When One Thing Leads to Another: 3D Printing the Unexpected

One of the things that often surprises an organization that gets its first 3D printer is the unexpected uses that seem to pop out of the woodwork once it arrives. Someone in one department will decide to get a 3D printer for a specific project, and once word of the new machine spreads through the […]

One of the things that often surprises an organization that gets its first 3D printer is the unexpected uses that seem to pop out of the woodwork once it arrives. Someone in one department will decide to get a 3D printer for a specific project, and once word of the...
Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and political groups around the world squabbling in no time. The type of 3D prints we are talking about, however, serve as mere models during pregnancy, […]

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and political groups around the world squabbling in no time. The type of 3D...
3D Printed Models Aid in Sex Education for Visually Impaired Students

3D Printed Models Aid in Sex Education for Visually Impaired Students

My sixth-grader just went through a round of sex education at his middle school. The first thing I learned from him is that he had no idea that I knew anything about what he was being taught and was surprised to find out that I too know both the real and the slang terms for […]

My sixth-grader just went through a round of sex education at his middle school. The first thing I learned from him is that he had no idea that I knew anything about what he was being taught and was surprised to find out that I too know both the real and the slang...
3D Printing Technology Emerges as Tool to Teach Visually Impaired Students

3D Printing Technology Emerges as Tool to Teach Visually Impaired Students

3D printing technology has proven useful for a number of commercial and personal endeavors, but it has had an especially profound impact on those with various disabilities and impairments. For instance, across the world, 3D printing has become a go-to tool to help improve the livelihood of individuals suffering from blindness. The emerging technology has […]

3D printing technology has proven useful for a number of commercial and personal endeavors, but it has had an especially profound impact on those with various disabilities and impairments. For instance, across the world, 3D printing has become a go-to tool to help...
The Belvedere Museum Presents ‘The Kiss’ in 3D Print

The Belvedere Museum Presents ‘The Kiss’ in 3D Print

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss is one of the most popular works of art in the Western world. The original painting, created at the beginning of the 20th century, was executed as part of the Viennese Art Nouveau movement and has been well received from the moment of its creation. It takes as its subject an intimate […]

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss is one of the most popular works of art in the Western world. The original painting, created at the beginning of the 20th century, was executed as part of the Viennese Art Nouveau movement and has been well received from the moment of its...
IN UTERO 3D Provides 3D Printed Ultrasounds to Visually Impaired Expectant Parents

IN UTERO 3D Provides 3D Printed Ultrasounds to Visually Impaired Expectant Parents

One of the most memorable moments in the lives of expectant parents comes when they first see the image of their baby on the ultrasound screen. It’s the moment, for many, when a pregnancy really becomes real, when it finally becomes possible to grasp the fact that a new human being is developing inside the […]

One of the most memorable moments in the lives of expectant parents comes when they first see the image of their baby on the ultrasound screen. It’s the moment, for many, when a pregnancy really becomes real, when it finally becomes possible to grasp the fact...
Back Tactile Vision Graphics’ Campaign on Indiegogo Now to Further Accessibility for All with First Braille-Friendly 3D Printer

Back Tactile Vision Graphics’ Campaign on Indiegogo Now to Further Accessibility for All with First Braille-Friendly 3D Printer

It would certainly be great if we could all follow that ‘how to start a new business’ rule book and begin with that luxuriously and ever-so-perfect formula, possessing a plump bankroll of starting capital, all the right tools, and enough help to delegate work so that you aren’t falling asleep in your lunch; however, that’s very […]

It would certainly be great if we could all follow that ‘how to start a new business’ rule book and begin with that luxuriously and ever-so-perfect formula, possessing a plump bankroll of starting capital, all the right tools, and enough help to delegate work so that...
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