Tag: e-nable

WiDE 3D printed prosthetic customization receives CE marking

Latvian 3D software company, WiDE, has received a CE mark for its software that helps users to quickly iterate 3D printed prosthesis in new sizes. The standards marking allows WiDE to distribute its software in the European Economic Area (EEA), Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. With this new assurance, WiDE hopes to stay in pursuit of its... Read More »

Researchers 3D print objects that can communicate without electronics

Scientists at the University of Washington (UW), have developed self-tracking 3D printed devices that can provide analytics without using batteries or electronics. Jennifer Mankoff, Engineering Professor at the UW and part of the engineering team, said, “We’re interested in making accessible assistive technology with 3-D printing, but we have no easy way to know how... Read More »

Review: V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here: Made In Space, Apple and Chelsea Manning featured

Self-driving cars, Apple’s corporate campus, and the 3D printed face of U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning are currently on display at London’s V&A Museum. Part of The Future Starts Here, the items contribute to an exhibition of 100 projects credited with “shaping the world of tomorrow.” A concept that reaches broadly across many available and developing technologies, it... Read More »

Texas Tech Makerspace Group 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand for Eight-Year-Old Spiderman Fan

While makers, hackers, and hobbyists from nearly every country enjoy the benefits of 3D printing, the technology has lent itself to a wide variety of important endeavors. We have followed as NASA has created a new way to make rocket engine nozzles, the Army uses 3D printing in experimental exercises, and surgeons in Wales just... Read More »

Limbitless Solutions begins first-of-its-kind clinical trials for 3D printed arms

This week Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit organization based at the University of Central Florida (UCF), began “the first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers.” A landmark moment for all parties involved, the trials will determine whether Limitbless prosthesis can be certified by... Read More »

May the 4th Be with You…and 3D Printing

It’s May 4th, which means that the internet is full of Star Wars fans wishing each other “May the 4th be with you!” Before this unofficial holiday ends and we find ourselves having to deal with the Revenge of the 5th, we thought we’d take a look at some of the ways this particular pop culture phenomenon... Read More »

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Medical applications of 3D printing presented by Jay Morris M.D. Codirector... Read More »

3D Printing News Briefs: February 27, 2018

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to education and a virtual 5k to support a worldwide 3D printed prosthetics volunteer network. Hyperlocal on-demand services marketplace Jugnoo has launched an online 3D printing store in India, and CalRAM has been acquired by Carpenter Technology. For the second... Read More »

High School Student 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand for Fifth Grade Buddy

There is no doubt that 3D printing has made an enormous impact in the provision of prosthetics. Whether for Paralympians or fifth graders or even turtles, the rise in availability of customized prosthetics has been a boon. The reduction in cost and ease of production has been particularly helpful in the creation of children’s prosthetics... Read More »