Thanks to The Collective Project, Albert Manero and Limbitless Solutions were able to create an Iron Man-inspired bionic arm for a child in need. According to the official Microsoft blog: “Limbitless’ first arm – for an active boy named Alex – cost less than $350 in materials, much cheaper than the $40,000 price tag of some prosthetics. But the team’s volunteers donated the arm for free, after pooling together their ‘coffee money.’ ‘We were all bound to the belief that no one should profit from a child in need of an arm,’ says Manero.” Continue reading for the video and a closer look at the arm.
“That’s some real-world Tony Stark action right there. Here’s a closer look at the arm. It’s great that Robert Downey Jr. donated his time, but people like Manero are perfect evidence that superheroes really exist,” reports Polygon.