We have seen the future of prosthetics, and they’re made with 3D printers. That’s right, a 3D-printed prosthetic hand has changed the life of a 5-year-old South African boy named Liam, who was born without fingers on his right hand. Continue reading for a video and more information.
According to ABC News, the boy “benefited from work done by Ivan Owen, a part-time mechanical special effects artist in Washington. He was collaborating online with Rich Van As, a woodworker from South Africa, who lost four fingers in a workshop accident. Liam’s mother came across their blog posts about the “robohand” they were developing.