Open Bionics Creates Disney-Inspired Bionic Hands For Amputee Kids

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Bionic arms startup Open Bionics now makes Iron Man and Elsa-themed palms and arms for the smallest of amputees – youngsters.

Open Bionics hopes to get youngsters enthusiastic about their prosthetics with designs from Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars.

“[Kids] gained’t should do boring bodily remedy, they’ll practice to grow to be heroes,” reads the Open Bionics web site concerning the announcement. “They’re not simply getting medical units, they’re getting bionic arms impressed by their favourite characters.”

The Walt Disney Firm is donating the time and paintings of its artistic groups and offering royalty free licenses from Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars to Open Bionic for this venture.

“As an alternative of going by way of bodily remedy, youngsters will as an alternative have the ability to undergo Jedi coaching. It’s fairly superb,” a Disney spokesperson informed TechCrunch.

The startup is a component of the present Techstars Disney Accelerator program. We lately met up with the group to speak about what it was working on. You possibly can watch that interview and get to know extra about this startup under:

Source : TechCrunch

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