Students use 3D printing to develop stylish walking aid prototype for eldery, the Lio

Students use 3D printing to develop stylish walking aid prototype for eldery, the Lio

As medical technology has progressed over the last half century or more, one of the inevitable consequences is that people are now living longer. With that in mind, new technological research would do well to keep the elderly in mind, as a growing demographic and market with its own specific needs. A group of students from Los Angeles’ ArtCenter College of Design recently heeded the call of the old, using 3D printing and other techniques to make a prototype for a more comfortable and stylish version of the walker, the aid that many senior citizens rely on to move […]

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