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Orthopedic technology: 3D scanners change the industry

Interview with Andrei Vakulenko, Chief Business Development Officer, Artec 3D

01.07.2021

Image: Man with short, grey-black hair - Andrei Vakulenko; Copyright: Artec 3D

Andrei Vakulenko

Image: A young boy is sitting in front of a computer, looking at a 3D scan of his head; Copyright: Artec 3D

Thanks to a 3D scanner ("Spider" from Artec 3D, the blue device in the middle of the picture), existing parts of the body can be used a template for cosmetic prostheses. The ear of a boy has been scanned here.

Image: A physician is scanning the back of a young woman using a 3D scanner; Copyright: Artec 3D

3D scanners can also be used for orthopedic applications, like scanning the back of a patient.

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