France’s GIAA launches library of 3D printed anatomical models to help blind students of massage & physiotherapy

France's GIAA launches library of 3D printed anatomical models to help blind students of massage & physiotherapy

One of the less-heralded advantages of 3D printing technology is the way that it can open up new opportunities for blind or partially-sighted people. The ease with which digital images can now be converted into physical objects is something that people who rely mostly on the sense of touch can benefit from, and we’ve reported previously on the 3D printing of ultrasound scans during pregnancy, amongst other things. A new French initiative will see the establishment of a library of 3D printed anatomical parts, to help out the significant number of blind and partially-sighted people employed in massage and […]

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