Limbitless Solutions Develops Bionic Limbs for Children that Cost Just $350

Fulbright Scholar and University of Central Florida mechanical engineer, Albert Manero, has assembled a team that works to bring bionic limbs to children in need. The volunteer group–known as Limbitless Solutions–uses 3D printing to create affordable, robotic prosthetics. The bionic limb utilizes electrical muscular signals from the wearer to guide movements. The final prosthetic was designed to look like an arm from the Iron Man suit, and the company chose none other than Robert Downey Jr. to deliver it to a young, disabled boy by the name of Alex. Click on the video above to see watch Alex receive and try the bionic arm for the first time.

(Source: Popular Science)

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