Tuesday August 25, 2015

Open Source Low-Cost 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand

Honestly, building a prosthetic hand is the easy part, people have been doing that for ages. Making something like this, at a fraction of the price of conventional prosthetic hands, is what makes this guy's work truly special.

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Joel Gibbard, a robotics graduate from Plymouth University, has designed a prosthetic hand that can be produced in 40 hours; and with a price tag of less than آ£1,000, it is seen as an affordable alternative to more advanced robotic prosthetics, which can cost between آ£30,000 and آ£60,000.