A prosthetic hand made with 3D-printing technology has provided a functional right hand for a 6-year-old boy born with a rare disorder, according to Reuters. The boy, Lucas Abraham, showed his new “bionic” hand made for him by bioengineering students at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky.
Check this out! Lucas Abraham gets what he calls a "robohand" from #UofL bioengineering students. @WLKY pic.twitter.com/KJ0RKQ36v0
— Christina Mora (@ChristinaWLKY) December 9, 2015
The child noted that it’s the best Christmas gift he’s ever received during a news conference at the university. Within minutes of receiving the [...]
A project called Airmap has made life easier for two of the major consumer drone producers, DJI and 3D Robotics. The purpose of Airmap is to provide real-time, reliable access to no-fly-zone data. In the case of consumer drones, this can mean a lot more than simply military bases and airport areas.
A football arena can be off-limits because it is full of patrons, for instance, or potentially could be off-limits to drones all the time anyhow. Residential areas could eventually make use of the technology to politely tell drone operators to keep out, in another example.
In Airmap’s own words:
AirMap makes it easy to operate your drone safely, legally, and [...]