Learn how a father uses a 3D printer he found on eBay to transform his son’s life.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.
Callum Miller’s 10-year-old son, Jamie, was born without a left hand. But after exploring expensive prosthetic options for Jamie, Callum successfully built a prosthetic hand for him, using only a YouTube tutorial and a 3D printer he purchased on eBay.
Arrow Electronics has teamed with Silicon Valley non-profit New Story to help complete the first low-cost, 3D printed house for humanitarian purposes. The nonprofit, which focuses on providing safe homes for people living in inadequate housing around the world, plans to print a small concrete test home later this year in rural El Salvador.
Available on HP LIFE, the course will introduce students to 3D printing; the uses, benefits and the opportunities that exist in the space
At the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting this week, Fundación Jóvenes por la Tecnología (YTF) and HP Foundation announced a new 3D printing course to be delivered through the HP Foundation Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) platform as a training course for individuals to learn how to use 3D printing and create entrepreneurial opportunities.
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3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is becoming a game-changer in many industries and supply chains--from the technology industry printing prototypes for new products. It can be used to make quick scale models, fixtures, and jigs as well as final products -- from running shoes to jet engine fuel nozzles to electrical boxes in satellites.
The fourth industrial revolution is upon us. Technology, jobs, government policies, and entire economies around the world are on the edge of a massive shift. This presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for global leaders to come together and embrace new digital technologies that hyper-charge their economic prospects, create new manufacturing jobs, educate the next generation of highly skilled labor, and ultimately shape the next hundred years of our planet.