3D printing has become an incredibly powerful tool to customize one-off products for differing applications. This project was based on using this technology to design a customized prosthetic leg for a specific user- a young, urban, male athlete. Nike was chosen as an appropriate brand to bring form to the leg. It also required familiarizing oneself with the emotional, medical, lifestyle, and physical changes the user would encounter. Designer: Colin Matsco (Link)
iWalk Has Created The First Truly Bionic Foot
iWalk has taken the next step in prosthetics technology with their new BiOM bionic foot system.
Astonishing Artificial Limbs Created By Scott Summit
Maybe using the word “astonishing” as an adjective for the following artificial limbs was not the smartest choice, since when a person has an artificial limb usually implies that he or she was involved in an unfortunate event. But if we manage to take the best from the worst situation, these artific
Lytra: Shower Prosthetic Leg - Cool Wearable
Prosthetic legs are becoming more sophisticated every year. They are not all designed to be used in shower. Lytra is a prosthetic leg that makes it easier for amputees to shower and wash their residual limb. Lytra is made from acrylic sheets. Its height can be adjusted to the level of amputation.Also see: EduExo: DIY Robotic Exoskeleton Kit See Also Brain-controlled Prosthetic Arm Lytra keeps users comfortable and provides them with ample support. More information is available here. *Our…
Form Prosthetics Let You Be You
It's no secret that 3D printing has been a revolutionary force in prosthetics, providing people around the world with affordable and high-quality custom options. Now, Form Prosthetics has created a way to bring something new to to this 3D printed prosthetics... #dutchdesignweek #medical3dprinting
Challenging the Uncanny by 3D printing prosthetics
Bespoke Innovations have introduced a paradigm shift in prosthetic limbs Scott Summit an industrial designer formed Bespoke Innovations with Kenneth Trauner, an orthopedic surgeon in order to affect positive change in the medical prosthetic industry using 3D printing & 3D scanning. Their focus was firmly on creating a positive user experience, through customisation. More images and video after the jump… Bespoke fabricates prosthetic fairings to the shape and form of the amptee’s sound leg.
How a Prosthetic Leg Is Made!
How a Prosthetic Leg Is Made!: Being an amputee is difficult, no two ways about it. No matter what the circumstances behind an amputation are for a person, the loss of a limb is almost always a traumatic, strange, and depressing thing to endure and accept. Fortunately the field …