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1 July

The OwnFone Braille uses 3D printing for its buttons

2016-12-21T05:35:23+00:00By |3D Printing, Applications for 3D Printing|Comments Off on The OwnFone Braille uses 3D printing for its buttons

We’ve talked about how 3D printing can help people that need custom or cheaper prosthetics, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg as 3D printing can assist people with all sorts of disabilities. Blindness affects millions around the world, and a London-based company has just launched a new phone with customizable 3D printed buttons. The OwnFone [...]

27 May

3D printed Shark Skin can increase Swimming Speed

2016-04-27T05:21:10+00:00By |3D Printing, Applications for 3D Printing|Comments Off on 3D printed Shark Skin can increase Swimming Speed

The 3D printing industry is continually using advanced materials to further technology. Most recently, they have developed shark skin. Scientists have long turned to nature to look for ways to improve tech, but shark skin has been somewhat problematic. A shark’s skin is comprised of tiny little scales called denticles which cut back on drag [...]

9 May

Man prefers 3D printed hand to high-priced Prosthetic

2016-12-21T05:35:23+00:00By |3D Printing, Applications for 3D Printing|1 Comment

One of the perks of 3D printing is being able to create things cheaply. 3D printing and prosthetics are a natural fit, and one man says he prefers his new 3D printed hand to the pricy prosthetics. Jose Delgado Jr. was born without most of his left hand, and he’s seen his fair share of [...]

28 April

3D Printed Cast Can Speed Up the Healing Process

2016-12-21T05:35:23+00:00By |3D Printing, Applications for 3D Printing|2 Comments

You can print some remarkable things with 3D printers, and while the tech isn't as new as it used to be, we consistently hear about all sorts of cool new uses and concepts. Such is the case with the Osteoid Cast, a 3D printed cast that’s aims to make those itchy old plaster casts a [...]