Funded by the NSW Government between 2018-2020, state of the art collaboration was brought to life by NI alongside Northcott and AbilityMade.
The collaborative project brought the new technologies of photogrammetry, 3D modelling and 3D printing to the field of Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O), eliminating the need for traditional plaster casting and manufacturing processes. These technologies were welcomed by people with disability as many, especially children, found the plaster casting process unsettling. This new approach is more environmentally friendly, more efficient and more sustainable – an attractive business proposition for many P&O practices.
Over the course of the project the team supported
In addition the project team successfully showcased: