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Open Bionics

Open Bionics is a robotics company creating affordable 3D-printed bionic hands for amputees, researchers and makers.


Open Bionics uses 3D printing to customize bionic hands for each customer. Leading prosthetics can cost up to $100,000. But by using 3D printing, Open Bionics has cut the cost of its bionic hands down to under $1,000. That’s two orders of magnitude cheaper, meaning these bionic hands can reach a far broader audience.

 


Open Bionics News, Products & Resources
Podcast: Talking 3D Printed Robotic Hands with Joel Gibbard
Joel Gibbard, founder of Open Bionics, joins us to discuss the development of the company's low-cost, advanced robotic hands that are created using 3D printing. We also talk about Open Bionics' superhero-themed robot hands and what the future holds.

Frozen, Iron Man, Star Wars 3D-Printed Hands Coming from Open Bionics
Open Bionics has unveiled three LED-studded robotic hands designed after Star Wars, Marvel, and Frozen characters. These robotic hands are intended to stand out and allow the children to proudly wear their prosthesis.

Superhero-Inspired Robot Hand Wins James Dyson Award
Open Bionics, maker of a 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and at a lower cost than current alternatives, has won the 2015 James Dyson Award in the UK.

Model Dazzles with Crystal-Studded Robot Hand
Open Bionics 3D printed a custom robot hand studded with Swarovski crystals for Grace Mandeville, who donned the prosthetic at London’s Wearable Tech Show.

Low-Cost, High-Function Robotic Hands Featured at CES
Don't miss startup Open Bionics at the Intel booth


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