Core77 points us to a San Francisco startup that builds custom designed prosthetic legs, kind of like what a tailor for a suit does. Bespoke Innovations, currently in “prototype and Beta phase”, utilizes layering 3D printers to construct personalized prostheses. The best part is that the patient can take part in creating the device, including choosing the look, pattern, and texture.
The New York Times recently had a video report on 3D printing, that includes a bit on Bespoke’s use of the technology to make individualized prostheses:
Link: Bespoke Prosthetics…
(hat tip: Core77)