Tag: prosthesis

Caroline Wolfe

Assistive Devices in Low-Income Countries: Adaptability and Recent Innovations

October 9, 2017

The elderly and people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries remain underserved with poor access to assistive technology....

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Rob Goodier

Nia’s 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs Cut Costs and Production Time

April 18, 2016

Making a prosthetic limb the traditional way takes about a week. First, the prosthetist takes a plaster mold of...

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Rob Goodier

Made in India: 10 life-changing Indian technologies

March 31, 2016

India has long been a technological powerhouse and the country’s engineers have made headlines recently with Asia’s first Mars...

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Brienna Phillips

3D printed prostheses may not be practical in developing countries, yet

February 4, 2016

3D printed prostheses, especially prosthetic hands, have seen a surge in developing countries, but the technology may not be...

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Rob Goodier

What it takes to develop a prototype into a product

January 25, 2016

The engineering and design firm D-Rev announced the public launch of its extremely low-cost ReMotion prosthetic knee last month....

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Rob Goodier

10 Promising Global Development Technologies

December 23, 2014

2014 was a strong year for democratic design, funding and manufacturing. We saw the continued ascension of 3D printers,...

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Rob Goodier

Ten open source devices for global development at the Global Fab Awards

July 15, 2014

The worldwide network of Fab Labs held its tenth annual Fab Awards ceremony this year in Barcelona and prominently...

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Mike Mader

3D Printing and Development: Impact and Challenges

June 24, 2014

About this webinar: 3D printing developments dominate technical news, from construction to personal products to biotech, there seems to be...

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Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Sam Hamner

March 13, 2013

Knees can be challenging to make. Think about how your knee moves and you’ll see why. It isn’t just...

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Rob Goodier

Prosthesis Design Mobilizes Developing World – Engineering for Change

March 6, 2011

Prosthetic limb design is pushing the bounds of technological prowess with advances like shape-changing materials, robotics and bone grafting....

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