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First prototype of RoboLeg, a 3D printed robotic leg unveiled

3D printed robotic leg

Living by the passion of developing 3D-printed robotic prosthesis for patients who cannot afford the really expensive robotic prosthesis already available, carpenter Richard Van As and prop-maker Ivan Owen have recently released the first prototype of RoboLeg – a 3D printed robotic leg. The developer duo have previous been made famous with their creations including a robotic 3D-printed hand, 3D printed robotic arm and 3D printed robotic finger. Dubbed the Robohand, Roboarm and Robofinger respectively, the 3D files and assembling instructions of each are available for download on Thingiverse. Read More…

High school wizkid makes 3D printed prosthetic hand for 9-year old child

3D printed Prosthetic hand by Jason Wilde for Matthew

The best things in life are priceless and that is what a 9 year old Matthew just discovered. Suffering from a rare condition from birth called limb difference which left him without any fingers in one hand, the kid had to live with the questions that other peers asked him about his mutated hand. This was really bugging out his mother who could not even think of buying a commercial prosthetic hand that costs at least $18,000. But then they met family friend Mason Wilde, a 16 year old Louisburg High School junior from Kansas regarding the problem and the solution was to make a 3D printed prosthetic hand.

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