Domain: Research

Themes: Assistive & Accessible Technology

Body 2.0 - Extending ability through 3D printing technology

Location: United Kingdom

A computer-generated frame model of a right arm with thumb, index and second fingers extended. Multi-coloured triangles surround the design.



This project looked at identity and the changing perception of disabled people and disability. The primary focus was prosthetics and the use of new technologies including 3D printing to democratise prosthetics and allow individuals to customise their assistive devices in a timely and affordable way.