3D Printing for People with DisabilitiesSXSW, Austin, Texas10 March 2013                    #3Dability
My name is Denise…(and I happen to have MS)
view online at: http://vimeo.com/futuregov/ebdsxsw13
What is Assistive Technology?                  “Any product or service designed                  to enable independence fo...
Plastic not so fantastic…
                  “Design philosophy targetingDesign for All   use of products, services &                 systems by as m...
Battle of the bland…      vs
Mass marketdoesn’tautomaticallymean accessible
From ‘universal’ to ‘personal’design
customisation
crowdsourcing
new materials
3D printing
Benefits of 3D printing for disability•  Potential for customisation / personalisation•  Modify / iterate designs on the go...
Trends in needProsthe)cs,	  Tac)les	  and	  Equipment
Bespoke Innovations:Customisable Prosthetic Fairings
Tactile
Equipment
And other (internet of) things…
Kickstarting a *true* personalisationmovement
Paul had a kettle problem
But with a little help from aprocess (and some friends)
Not anymore!
Judge’s Choice:  Paul’s Kettle
Free Hand
Oh and that 3D printingthing…
view online at: http://labs.ideo.com/2013/01/16/enabled-by-designathon/
Coming next to EbD:a tailormade service
Where to find us:Website: http://enabledbydesign.org/Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/enabledbydesignTwitter: http://twitt...
Enabled by Design at SXSW 2013 (with audio)
Enabled by Design at SXSW 2013 (with audio)
Enabled by Design at SXSW 2013 (with audio)
Enabled by Design at SXSW 2013 (with audio)
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Dominic and Carrie had the chance to tell the Enabled by Design (http://enabledbydesign.org) and Designathon story at SXSW 2013

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  1. 1. 3D Printing for People with DisabilitiesSXSW, Austin, Texas10 March 2013 #3Dability
  2. 2. My name is Denise…(and I happen to have MS)
  3. 3. view online at: http://vimeo.com/futuregov/ebdsxsw13
  4. 4. What is Assistive Technology? “Any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled & older people” (Source: user group consultation at the King’s Fund in 2001)From: To:
  5. 5. Plastic not so fantastic…
  6. 6.   “Design philosophy targetingDesign for All use of products, services & systems by as many people as possible without need for adaptation”
  7. 7. Battle of the bland… vs
  8. 8. Mass marketdoesn’tautomaticallymean accessible
  9. 9. From ‘universal’ to ‘personal’design
  10. 10. customisation
  11. 11. crowdsourcing
  12. 12. new materials
  13. 13. 3D printing
  14. 14. Benefits of 3D printing for disability•  Potential for customisation / personalisation•  Modify / iterate designs on the go•  Becoming increasingly available•  Ability to scale according to needs•  Replace broken parts easily•  Reasonably low cost•  Relatively quick•  Range of materials available•  Open source designs
  15. 15. Trends in needProsthe)cs,  Tac)les  and  Equipment
  16. 16. Bespoke Innovations:Customisable Prosthetic Fairings
  17. 17. Tactile
  18. 18. Equipment
  19. 19. And other (internet of) things…
  20. 20. Kickstarting a *true* personalisationmovement
  21. 21. Paul had a kettle problem
  22. 22. But with a little help from aprocess (and some friends)
  23. 23. Not anymore!
  24. 24. Judge’s Choice: Paul’s Kettle
  25. 25. Free Hand
  26. 26. Oh and that 3D printingthing…
  27. 27. view online at: http://labs.ideo.com/2013/01/16/enabled-by-designathon/
  28. 28. Coming next to EbD:a tailormade service
  29. 29. Where to find us:Website: http://enabledbydesign.org/Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/enabledbydesignTwitter: http://twitter.com/enabledbyFlickr: http://www.flickr.com/enabledbydesign/Email: denise@enabledbydesign.org

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