exoskeleton

German Researchers Develop 3D Printed Hand Prosthetics Controlled by Augmented Reality Glasses

In the recently published ‘Non-contact visual control of personalized hand prostheses/exoskeletons by tracking using augmented reality glasses,’ German researchers Simon Hazubski, Harald Hoppe, and Andreas Otte (all from Offenburg University)…

NextFlex Funding: Recipients Include Projects Regarding 3D Printed Antenna and Flexible Circuits

Formed as the result of an agreement between the US Department of Defense and FlexTech Alliance in 2015, NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, is a consortium made up of…

Youbionic Goes Beyond Augmented Reality to Augmented Human with New 3D Printed Double Hand Device

2014 saw the emergence of Youbionic, a company based in Italy that was working to create a 3D printed bionic prosthetic hand controlled by an Arduino microcontroller and commercial servomotors. The company also…

3D Printing and Medical Equipment

The healthcare industry is transforming with new and improved 3D printing technology. From simply printed parts of a medical device to complex 3D printed living tissue, the technology is allowing…

Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I…

Soft Robotics and 3D Printing Used to Make Flexible Gloves that Allow Users to Experience Tactile Feedback in a VR Environment

Earlier this month, researchers at the University of California San Diego presented its soft robot, capable of walking over rough terrain with four 3D printed legs. Now, a different team…

Alex Czech’s Sci-Fi 3D Printed Exoskeleton Continues to Grow—Download to Don Legs & Feet Now Too!

While many projects are indeed one-hit wonders, innovations with a clear beginning and end, we see some that just keep building upon brilliant momentum—with one continual step after another. Clearly,…

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…

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…

Alex Czech’s 3D Printable Exoskeleton Hands are Now Extended to Full Arms

Over one month ago, we covered this story about an Australian man, Alex Czech, who 3D printed an exoskeleton hand while he was originally working on the idea of developing a…

Australian Man 3D Prints Incredible Exoskeleton Hand

One of the things that makes the world of 3D printing so wild and wonderful is that it isn’t a closed group of people whose job it is to run…

3Doodler Isn’t Just for Play: London Designer 3Doodles an Exoskeleton to Protect Healing Hand

Artists see the world differently than most people; that’s a given. Where most people would look up at the night sky and just see black and some pinpoint stars, Vincent…

‘We Did It!’ Paralyzed Man Kicks Off World Cup Using Partially 3D Printed Exskeleton

We are at a reflection point where technology and science fiction are beginning to converge. This afternoon in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over a billion people watched an amazing technological feat…

3D Systems Prints First Robotic Exoskeleton, Enables Woman to Walk Again

After years in a wheelchair, Amanda Boxtel, was ready to walk again. After a tragic accident, nearly 12 years ago, Amanda took an unfortunate fall while skiing in Aspen, Colorado….