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Open Bionics Develops ‘Iron Man’, ‘Frozen’ And ‘Star Wars’ Prosthetics For Kids


Prosthetic company Open Bionics, has partnered with Disney on a line of incredible robotic hands that would really made kids feel like superheroes!

The three variations modeled after Iron Man, Frozen, and Star Wars are fully automated and have LED lights for an extra awesome effect. Open Bionics is part of the Techstars’ Disney Accelerator program which means they have royalty-free access to these properties and even collaborated with Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB on the Star Wars hand.

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Open Bonic’s CEO Joel Gibbard is known for his groundbreaking Open Hand Project. His goal is to create commercially viable prosthetics with this technology that are affordable and can boost confidence for the wearer.

Check out more images of these amazing bionic hands along with a video of the 3D printed technology in action after the break.



(Gizmag via Gizmodo)


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