While traditional prosthetic fingers can cost up to $6000. The man who started the now registered charity, Mat Bowtell’s revolutionary “kinetic finger” can be made for 90 cents.
Bionic hands cost just $8 in materials and the charity is currently working on a bionic arm that is stated will be equivalent to a $40,000 arm, which is hoping to be made for between $50 and $100.
Free 3D Hands Mission also releases all designs to the public under open-source licenses. With the aim to decentralise designs and empower communities, encouraging others to develop the ideas and designs further.