E-Nable is a French non-profit organization, which uses 3D-technologies to help children with agenesia (absence or non-development of a body part). As Mr. Oquidam, the president and founder of E-Nable France says, 3D technologies not only provide children with affordable and customized prostheses but also...
GIVING A HAND…LITERALLY!
DOCTORS ARE OVERWORKED! A 3D SCANNER CAN HELP
Phoenix GmbH & Co. KG is an engineering services company that specializes in product development using 3D printing and 3D scanning in the field of elite sports and orthopedics. Last year, their client, an orthopedic clinic in Germany, asked Phoenix to develop a manufacturing process to reduce their doctors’ workload. The “old way” of creating orthosis for children was very inefficient.
CREATING EYES, EARS, AND LIPS
In December 2017, INSTOK AUDIO, a large medical manufacturer, largely known for its superior, custom-made hearing aids, purchased their first Drake Mini scanner. The company wanted to harness the power of 3D scanning to create more realistic face-prosthetics (i.e. ears, eyes, chins, noses) in their Protez-Studio subsidiary.