3D printer produces prosthetic covers

02/13/2013 | EuroNews.net (France)

Using a computer scan and a 3D printer, designer Scott Summit creates customized covers for prosthetic legs. Summit said that prostheses “solved the mechanical function very well but they didn’t really address the human part of the equation." He scans the amputee's existing leg and uses that information to create the prosthetic cover, which can be customized in a variety of materials.

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