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Microsoft Documentary Series Chronicles Young Engineer's Work Toward Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics

Microsoft Documentary Series Chronicles Young Engineer's Work Toward Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics

3D printing technology can do many things, but one of the best, in my opinion, is inspiring people to make the world a better place. We first heard about young self-taught engineer Easton LaChappelle back in 2014, a year after he had the chance to demonstrate his 3D printed robotic prosthetic to then-President Barack Obama […]

3D printing technology can do many things, but one of the best, in my opinion, is inspiring people to make the world a better place. We first heard about young self-taught engineer Easton LaChappelle back in 2014, a year after he had the chance to demonstrate his 3D...
Portland Rotary Club Works with e-NABLE to Deliver 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs to Amputees in the Dominican Republic

Portland Rotary Club Works with e-NABLE to Deliver 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs to Amputees in the Dominican Republic

3D printing technology has been used to make a difference all over the world, including developing countries like the Dominican Republic. Hundreds of Dominicans who work in the country’s sugar cane fields lose limbs every year because of machete accidents. According to the World Health Organization, there are roughly 40 million amputees in the country, […]

3D printing technology has been used to make a difference all over the world, including developing countries like the Dominican Republic. Hundreds of Dominicans who work in the country’s sugar cane fields lose limbs every year because of machete accidents....
Human-Computer Interaction Institute 3D Prints Special Prosthesis for Young Cello Player

Human-Computer Interaction Institute 3D Prints Special Prosthesis for Young Cello Player

According to the Wohlers Report 2016, the 3D printing industry was over $5.1 billion back in 2015, and it’s continued to grow into the $10 billion a year industry it is now. But it hasn’t fulfilled everything we thought it would – the 3D printing hype has slowed down, and most people have now realized that […]

According to the Wohlers Report 2016, the 3D printing industry was over $5.1 billion back in 2015, and it’s continued to grow into the $10 billion a year industry it is now. But it hasn’t fulfilled everything we thought it would – the 3D printing...
UAE Students Develop 3D Printed Robotic Arms to Aid Stroke Victims and Bomb Disposal Units

UAE Students Develop 3D Printed Robotic Arms to Aid Stroke Victims and Bomb Disposal Units

There’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear a story of the advances that are being made in 3D printed prosthetic limbs. Organizations such as e-NABLE and others are continually pushing the boundaries in efforts to help people, most especially children, to get the best prosthetic possible. This latest bit of news from the […]

There’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear a story of the advances that are being made in 3D printed prosthetic limbs. Organizations such as e-NABLE and others are continually pushing the boundaries in efforts to help people, most especially children,...
Father 3D Prints Unique Hydraulic Prosthetic Arm for Infant Son and Wants to Share the Technology with Babies Around the World

Father 3D Prints Unique Hydraulic Prosthetic Arm for Infant Son and Wants to Share the Technology with Babies Around the World

When Sol Ryan was born, there were some complications. He would be okay, but doctors ended up having to amputate his lower left arm, leaving him with about an inch of his lower arm remaining. His parents were told that he would have to wait a year before he could be fitted with a nonfunctional, […]

When Sol Ryan was born, there were some complications. He would be okay, but doctors ended up having to amputate his lower left arm, leaving him with about an inch of his lower arm remaining. His parents were told that he would have to wait a year before he could be...
Xplorer 3D CEO Flies to Bahrain, Creates Multi-Faceted 3D Printed Prosthetic Device for Nine-Year-Old in Just 72 Hours

Xplorer 3D CEO Flies to Bahrain, Creates Multi-Faceted 3D Printed Prosthetic Device for Nine-Year-Old in Just 72 Hours

Nine years ago, a boy named Shayaan was born without arms. Now, it would seem that his mother’s recognizing and reaching out to the power of new technology originating from a company created in her home country is offering her son a real way to perform so many of the tasks we take for granted […]

Nine years ago, a boy named Shayaan was born without arms. Now, it would seem that his mother’s recognizing and reaching out to the power of new technology originating from a company created in her home country is offering her son a real way to perform so many of the...
The Alfie Edition: Team UnLimbited Releases First Fully Parametric, 3D Printed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm

The Alfie Edition: Team UnLimbited Releases First Fully Parametric, 3D Printed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm

The world news today is certainly flooded with plenty of darkness, so when the clouds part for the sunshine to peek through, we’re grateful. And we always know something wonderful is on the way when we hear about these two entities together: e-NABLE and Team UnLimbited. The best news of all, however, went to the lucky child who […]

The world news today is certainly flooded with plenty of darkness, so when the clouds part for the sunshine to peek through, we’re grateful. And we always know something wonderful is on the way when we hear about these two entities together: e-NABLE and Team...
3D Printed Frozen-Inspired Prosthetic Arm Brings a Big Smile to a Little Girl's Face

3D Printed Frozen-Inspired Prosthetic Arm Brings a Big Smile to a Little Girl's Face

If you have a nine-year-old girl in your life, you’ve probably seen Frozen. Actually, if you have a nine-year-old girl in your life, you’ve not only seen the movie, you’ve heard the analysis, you’ve been asked to see it again, the song “Let It Go” has been stuck in your head at inappropriate times, and […]

If you have a nine-year-old girl in your life, you’ve probably seen Frozen. Actually, if you have a nine-year-old girl in your life, you’ve not only seen the movie, you’ve heard the analysis, you’ve been asked to see it again, the song...
Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many individuals around the world undergoing many different challenges, seeing children living in […]

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many...
Three Year Old Gets His Own Iron Man e-NABLE Prosthetic Hand

Three Year Old Gets His Own Iron Man e-NABLE Prosthetic Hand

While superheros are often dismissed as adolescent power fantasies or childish wastes of time, for many of us who grew up reading comic books we knew that they were so much more. A superhero was someone who put their life on the line to help other people, often with little to no recognition of their heroism. […]

While superheros are often dismissed as adolescent power fantasies or childish wastes of time, for many of us who grew up reading comic books we knew that they were so much more. A superhero was someone who put their life on the line to help other people, often with...
3D Systems Teams with e-NABLE to Create All New 3D Printed K-1 Prosthetic Hand & Bring the Technology to All

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 by the inventor of 3D printing himself, Chuck Hull, 3D Systems has continued to evolve with the industry, bringing new products and new uses for […]

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 by the inventor of 3D printing himself, Chuck Hull, 3D Systems has continued to evolve with the industry,...
Teen Launches GoFundMe Campaign to 3D Print Prosthetic Arms You Can Control with Your Brain

Teen Launches GoFundMe Campaign to 3D Print Prosthetic Arms You Can Control with Your Brain

Easton LaChappelle is a bit of a prodigy. At 19 years old, he’s already landed a job at NASA, and he’s part of a seismic shift in how technology is being used to change the world, but that’s hardly the entire story. The project that’s brought LaChappelle into prominence involves a chance meeting he had with […]

Easton LaChappelle is a bit of a prodigy. At 19 years old, he’s already landed a job at NASA, and he’s part of a seismic shift in how technology is being used to change the world, but that’s hardly the entire story. The project that’s brought...
3D Art Meets Prosthetics: Student Creates Beautiful 3D Printed Prosthatic Arm for Friend

3D Art Meets Prosthetics: Student Creates Beautiful 3D Printed Prosthatic Arm for Friend

One great thing about about 3D printing, and particularly the open source nature of the movement, is the fact that thousands of useful designs are available for free download all over the internet. This open source methodology has allowed for dozens of individuals who are missing a hand or arm, to be supplied with custom, […]

One great thing about about 3D printing, and particularly the open source nature of the movement, is the fact that thousands of useful designs are available for free download all over the internet. This open source methodology has allowed for dozens of individuals who...
6 Year Old Boy Hugs Mom For First Time, Thanks to the World's First 3D Printed Myoelectric Arm

6 Year Old Boy Hugs Mom For First Time, Thanks to the World's First 3D Printed Myoelectric Arm

“When he hugged me with two hands, he just didn’t let go!” Those were the words from the mother of a 6 year old boy, named Alex, who just became the recipient of the world’s first ever 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm. Thanks to a man named Albert Manero, one little boy has finally realized […]

“When he hugged me with two hands, he just didn’t let go!” Those were the words from the mother of a 6 year old boy, named Alex, who just became the recipient of the world’s first ever 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm. Thanks to a man named Albert...
6 Year Old Boy Receives a 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm - Thanks to e-NABLE

6 Year Old Boy Receives a 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm - Thanks to e-NABLE

It seems like every other day, we are covering another prosthetic device created by an organization called e-NABLE. Up until now, we have only reported on prosthetic hands that have been made for individuals who are missing the majority of their hand. These prosthetics are based on variations of several different open source models, such as […]

It seems like every other day, we are covering another prosthetic device created by an organization called e-NABLE. Up until now, we have only reported on prosthetic hands that have been made for individuals who are missing the majority of their hand. These...

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