Blind & deaf mother receives a 3D printed bust of daughter before she heads off to college

For all of the amazing stories we hear about what additive manufacturing is capable of – whether it’s in creating on-demand tools in space, creating houses using available earth materials that are sourced on-location, providing scaffolding for cell structures or for creating next-generation chocolate desserts – these stories pale in comparison to how the technology is aiding the human spirit.
While we’ve previously seen how 3D printing has been life-changing for young superheroes in need of a prosthetic arm – or even our four-legged friends for that matter – we’ve been yet to hear very many stories about the technology is helping to aid the deaf and blind in living a fuller life … until now.

This article Blind & deaf mother receives a 3D printed bust of daughter before she heads off to college is first published at 3ders.org.

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