the ‘exo-prosthetic leg’ created by adam root, is a printed artificial limb that used modern technologies to fabricate the customizable, intimate, form-taking body part. images courtesy of william root
FIT "grows" along with the child. This unique adaptability as well as its super-durability make it a viable, efficient solution specifically for areas of the world where access to medical treatment is limited. FIT can be mass produced, thus re
printing has become an incredibly powerful tool to customize one-off products for differing applications. This project was based on using this technology to design a customized prosthetic leg for a specific user- a young, urban, male athlete.
While the e-NABLE hands are printed, they are done so on very affordable consumer-level printers, while the YouBionic hands are printed on industrial level machines that can cost in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.