You're blocking ads, which pay for BlenderNation. Read about other ways to support us.

Open Bionics: Blender Used in Prosthetic Arm Creation


TheCGMaster spotted a new update by Open Bionics on their prosthetic arm project. Using muscle sensors they can drive 4 motors in a 3D printed arm. And not only that, their designs look awesome :) We've featured them before, but it seems they're making a lof of progress.

TheCGMaster writes:

Hey BlenderNation, recently i saw something interesting on a video talking about prosthetic arm creation, the video went viral and appeared on the trending page for some time. The video for about 0.5 seconds showed a clip of the team modeling a prosthetic with blender. Blender at 3:17. I thought it would be a cool post!

About the Author

Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. David McDermott on

    That is really fantastic. I agree with ENV gives me hope too. This is what an opensource world could be like. you guys rock.

  2. I think we focus so much on having blender be included in the movie/game industry, that we forget the fantastic things people are doing with it in other fields. It is truly amazing!

Leave A Reply

To add a profile picture to your message, register your email address with To protect your email address, create an account on BlenderNation and log in when posting a message.