Could PLA be used for 3D printed prosthetics?
Design of the Week: Hero Arm for Ukraine
This week’s selection is the Hero Arm by Open Bionics.
Let’s Get Physical: A New Prosthetic Restores People’s Sense of Touch
A start-up company, Psyonic, recently released the Ability Hand, a 3D-printed limb with touch-sensing capabilities.
Every Special Needs Dog Can Have A Wonderful Life With 3D Printing
Dogs with special needs are incredibly adaptable, in spite of their limitations.
Phantom Limb Pain, Prosthetics, And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine the ways in which 3D printing for prosthetics may address the phenomenon of phantom limb pain.
Ian Davis Shows Off His Two-Fingered, Ninja Turtle Hand Prosthetic
We’ve all seen how prosthetics help folks with missing limbs, but we don’t always get to see them made by the same people who wear them.
Designing 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics
DiveDesign and Bionic Pets utilize nTopology to design end-use 3D printed parts for applications that don’t require mass manufacturing and instead would benefit from smaller-scale productions.
Cost-Efficient Custom Prosthetics
Young entrepreneur Easton LaChappelle built his first robotic arm at the mere age of 14. Now, at the age of 24, he’s the CEO of Unlimited Tomorrow –a company looking to reimagine the prosthetics industry.
New Developments in Healthcare 3D Printing
Healthcare 3D printing attempts to solve two problems that plague providing care: customization and cost.
Essentium Sticks With Vertical Strategy
Essentium’s latest partnership offers some interesting insight into how they develop vertical markets and increase their sales.
DIY Desktop Robotic Dexterity With The Youbionic Human Arm
The 3D printed Youbionic Human Arm is available now as an affordable project integrating high-level robotics and broad capabilities.
Better-Fit 3D Printed Prosthetics
3D printed prosthetic hands have come a long way.
Power Without Pain. Prosthetic Fit Critical to Cycling Championship
Recreational cyclists joke of biking their legs off after a hard ride.
Dog Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant in Pioneering Surgery
Every dog has his day.
The Tale Behind the Tail: How 3D Scanning Helped Mr. Stubbs
Many people have heard the story of Mr. Stubbs, the tailless alligator that got a new tail (and a new lease on life) through the wonders of 3D printing.
NASA Testing Antibacterial 3D Print Materials, But Should You?
It appears that NASA is testing some antibacterial 3D printing materials for potential space use.
Pawsthetics Lends a Helping (3D Printed) Paw
We catch up with Pawsthetics for a look at 3D printing as it helps the animal population.
Youbionic’s Vision for a More Bionic Future
Four years ago, Federico Ciccarese founded Youbionic; we’ve caught up with him about the latest updates in their use of technology to augment human capabilities.
Affordable Prosthetic Care with LifeNabled
I caught up with W. Brent Wright of LifeNabled to learn more about one team’s mission to broaden access to prosthetics and orthotics via 3D printing.
3D Printed Healthcare Applications with Stratasys, Part 2
We spoke at length with Stratasys’ Director of Marketing for Healthcare Solutions, Michael Gaisford.
3D Printed Healthcare Applications with Stratasys, Part 1
We spoke at length with Stratasys’s Director of Marketing for Heathcare Solutions, Michael Gaisford.
Stratasys’ Prosthetic Venture
Stratasys announced a new partnership to help develop a fantastic 3D printed prosthetic, and it’s quite different from other ventures.
ThirdMesh Developing 3D Printed Prosthetics for Emerging Countries
I noticed what might become a very interesting project in the future: ThirdMesh.
3D Print Community: Handsmith
This month’s community support selection is the Handsmith project by Lyman Connor.
3D Printed Hand Replicas – A New Security Concern
Digital technology gives us more capabilities and even lets us have a lot of fun.
Behind the Within Reach Design Challenge
Something really exciting is happening right now in the 3D printing industry. It’s called the Within Reach Design Challenge (#WithinReach3DP Challenge on social media).
YouBionic’s Fascinating 3D Printed Bionic Hand
An Italian company is developing a highly capable 3D printing replacement prosthetic hand.