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Pôle-Ergo Creates Universal Wireless Switch to Improve Computer Access for the Disabled

Pôle-Ergo Creates Universal Wireless Switch to Improve Computer Access for the Disabled

Of all the areas that 3D printing has had an immediate effect on, the medical field seems to have benefited immensely from the emerging technology in a number of ways. Although certain innovations like bioprinting will certainly take some more development before becoming a widely adapted medical tool, one application that has found 3D printing […]

Of all the areas that 3D printing has had an immediate effect on, the medical field seems to have benefited immensely from the emerging technology in a number of ways. Although certain innovations like bioprinting will certainly take some more development before...
3D Printing Error-Proof Fixtures Help Put the Blind Community to Work

3D Printing Error-Proof Fixtures Help Put the Blind Community to Work

The stated goal of Wisconsin’s Beyond Vision is to help the vision-impaired community find sustained and fulfilling job opportunities that can help them be more independent and financially support themselves. Currently, over 70% of adult Americans who are blind are not employed, and Beyond Vision believes this to be a waste of a valuable and […]

The stated goal of Wisconsin’s Beyond Vision is to help the vision-impaired community find sustained and fulfilling job opportunities that can help them be more independent and financially support themselves. Currently, over 70% of adult Americans who are blind...
3D Printed Assistive Device Created as a Journey in Self-Acceptance

3D Printed Assistive Device Created as a Journey in Self-Acceptance

When Cornelius Quiring was three years old, he went out with his father to help his uncles harvest the season’s cotton. While he was standing on the outside deck of the harvester, it hit a hidden tree stump causing the machine to tip over and land square on the child. This accident resulted in one nerve […]

When Cornelius Quiring was three years old, he went out with his father to help his uncles harvest the season’s cotton. While he was standing on the outside deck of the harvester, it hit a hidden tree stump causing the machine to tip over and land square on the...
Students Develop New 3D Printed Aquahand - Potential to Help Stroke Victims Regain Hand Movement

Students Develop New 3D Printed Aquahand - Potential to Help Stroke Victims Regain Hand Movement

The 3D printing space is has recently become a platform for affordable, functional, customizable prosthetic hands and arms. Whether it is through organizations such as e-NABLE, or other groups such as Robohand, the technology has enabled people from all around the world to fabricate prosthetic hands for friends, loved ones, and even complete strangers. This originally was […]

The 3D printing space is has recently become a platform for affordable, functional, customizable prosthetic hands and arms. Whether it is through organizations such as e-NABLE, or other groups such as Robohand, the technology has enabled people from all around the...
Spiderhand Device Addresses Mobility Disorders with 3D Printing

Spiderhand Device Addresses Mobility Disorders with 3D Printing

Lehigh University offers a summer Mountaintop Program in a former Bethlehem Steel research building where students are brought together to freely explore open-ended questions that wander across the disciplinary landscape. Student Daniel Levy is part of a research team in the program, along with Jeff Peisner, Elena Ramirez, Emily Macmillan, and Nan He, and has returned […]

Lehigh University offers a summer Mountaintop Program in a former Bethlehem Steel research building where students are brought together to freely explore open-ended questions that wander across the disciplinary landscape. Student Daniel Levy is part of a research team...

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