3D Printing Lends a Helping Hand to Prosthetics

3D Printing Lends a Helping Hand to Prosthetics

Open-source software developer Open Bionics receives James Dyson Award for an innovative and affordable prosthetic hand

Christina Mauro
  • 1 september 2015

Since its 2007 inception, the James Dyson Award recognizes and awards an up-and-coming designer for their exceptional work in design or engineering. This year, an open-source software development team Open Bionics has received notoriety for its development of a 3D-printed prosthetic hand. Unlike many current offerings in the prosthetics industry, the team has solved many financial and timing issues that face consumers in the market today.

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