Kansas boy gets a 3D-printed hand

From Library Journal’s The Digital Shift:

Nine-year-old Matthew is the owner of a brightly-colored prosthetic Robohand that was created several months ago in the MakerSpace of the Johnson County Library in Overland Park, KS. Matthew, who is adopted, was born with partial fingers on his right hand due to a birth condition called limb difference.

According to the article, Matthew and his mom enlisted a family friend, 16-year-old Mason Wilde, to help them adjust the design for Matthew.

PC Magazine has another article on the Robohand, along with a video of Matthew using his new hand. Check out the video below or read the articles for more information.


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