The prototype hand was designed and built using a 3D printer
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Bionic hand designed and 3D printed in bedroom

A young engineer based near Bristol has designed and built a prototype bionic hand in his bedroom.

Roboticist Joel Gibbard, 23, developed the prosthetic using parts made on a home 3D printer.

He hopes the project, details of which will be made freely available online, could lead to a low-cost bionic hand for amputees.

Video journalist: Neil Bowdler

  • 26 Sep 2013
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