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Armed with 3-D Printers, Amateurs Challenge the Medtech Paradigm: Artistic Leg


Posted in Printing Services by Jamie Hartford on August 22, 2014

 

When Natasha Hope-Simpson lost her leg below the knee after a hit-and-run accident at age 24, she found the prosthesis she received to be functional but not particularly attractive. The Canadian art student teamed with robotics company Thinking Robot Studios to design a 3-D printed prototype that was more aesthetically pleasing.

  

$350 Arm Pink "Lego" Arm

 

Meet suppliers of 3-D printing equipment at the MD&M Minneapolis exposition, October 29 & 30, 2014.

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