Japanese company exiii has this week announced the release of the design files for their fantastic 3D printed HACKberry Bionic Hand.
The open source design files have been released to help develop the prototype Bionic Hand along with developers from all parts of the world, to increase the speed at which innovations can be made on its design.
exiii explains more about why they have released the design files :
“We released the design data of HACKberry, our latest 3D-printed bionic hand, as open source for the purpose of speeding up the development through participation of cooperators from all over the world,”-“In addition, we hope that cooperators will deliver this artificial arm to those we cannot reach ourselves due to distance and other constraints.”
“The name represents our vision to ‘hack’ at problems, grow branches of joy that reach out to users and enable their ideas and efforts to bear fruit (‘berries’),”-“Through the trial use of HACKberry in the users everyday lives, we aim to discover new problems and issues for further improvement.”
For more information on the new exiii design files jump over to the official website for details.