For one man, a $50 3D printed hand beats a $42,000 prosthetic

Since 2012, people have been 3D printing robotic hands for those in need through projects like e-NABLE and Robohand. Fifty-three-year-old Jose Delgado, Jr. recently swapped out his $42,000 prosthetic arm for a 3D printed one derived from Robohand and found it actually helped him accomplish more. Materials for the hand cost $26.14, but 3D Universe founding partner Jeremy Simon plans to offer kits for $50 to cut down on initial investment costs. He recently posted an interview with Delgado, along with a video of Delgado’s thoughts: