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Deputy Group Editor, Laura Griffiths puts Phits patient-specific 3D printed orthotics through their paces. more

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KWSP, Newcastle University and Podfo Ltd, have teamed up with the overall goal of creating a functioning printing process for insoles by early 2019. more

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Aetrex, has announced the acquisition of SOLS Systems, a pioneer of medical and consumer-grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customisation of footwear. more

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TriFusion Devices, a 3D print technology company serving the healthcare and sport industries, is forming a partnership with Standard Cyborg to create modern solutions for the orthotics and prosthetics biomedical sector. more

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Poppy Farrugia, MSc Product Design Student at Cardiff Metropolitan University, delivers an insight into the process of creating wearable sport-specific orthotics. more

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Materialise has announced its joint venture with RSscan International could help fight the prevalence of gait and footwear-related injuries in runners with bespoke, 3D-printed insoles. more

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Custom medical devices, orthotics and exoskeletons are amongst the most interesting applications of 3D printing — and materials producer CRP is exploring applications for its Windform laser sintering materials. more

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Delcam is embracing the new era of mass customisation by applying Additive Manufacturing to the design and manufacture of custom orthotic insoles. more

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Amanda Boxtel in an Ekso-Suit made using 3D Systems' technology.

3D Systems' 3D printing technology has given paraplegic Amanda Boxtel the power to walk tall in a 3D-pinted Ekso-Suit. more

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Orthotics and prosthetics are growth areas for additive manufacturing. Rose Brooke spoke to TCT Show + Personalize speaker Dr Jari Pallari about his work in this field. more