Two years ago today, a little boy named Liam received the very first prototype that would eventually become the 3D printed hand devices that our e-NABLE volunteers are printing and gifting to hundreds of children and adults around the world. An American prop maker traveled over 10,000 miles to bring 4 aluminum metal fingers to South […]

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Over the past few months, e-NABLE has been working on various designs for elbow actuated arms, exoskeletons, myo-electric arms and more to go along with our growing collection of wrist activated designs, so that we can help even more people who have upper limb differences. A few days ago, Alex was gifted a “Helper arm” […]

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You may remember the story of the adorable little guy named Rayden or “Bubba” with the “Iron Man Hand” that made it’s way around the world and still pops up on your facebook and twitter feeds now and again! We thought we would give you a bit of an update on how he is doing! While we love […]

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Over the past few days, some of our e-NABLE members have been at the FDA Public Workshop: Additive Manufacturing Medical Devices: An Interactive Discussion on the Technical Considerations of 3D Printing. A workshop focused on getting members of the FDA, medical field, educators, companies and inventors together to talk about the evaluation process and how […]

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With Love – From Jen Owen Over the past few weeks we got to witness some amazing things. In just a little over a week, people from all over the world came together to donate their printer time and plastic to create over 200 complete hand kits in various sizes to then ship off to […]

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“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited…Imagination encircles the world.” – Albert Einstein Over the past year, the e-NABLE Google+ community has grown from 70ish people who had 3D printers and offered to make parts for those who needed hands created…to […]

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Last October, a US Navy Veteran and retired pipe fitter, Howard Kamarata, was working on a home project and the miter saw he was using grabbed the piece of wood he was holding and threw it toward him and his left hand slipped under the blade. He had cut off four of his fingers, just […]

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