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Disney's Iron Man And Elsa Help Kids Feel Cool In Prostheses

Disney is letting a startup create 3-D printed prosthetic hands that are themed after popular Disney films.
Posted at 7:54 PM, Oct 13, 2015

What do "Iron Man," "Frozen" and "Star Wars" have in common?

Yes, they're all owned by Disney. But what else? (Video via Disney)

They're all helping kids feel better about their prosthetics with the help of Open Bionics. (Video via CBS)

Disney gave the startup rights to make movie-inspired prosthetic hands.

They're really, really awesome and not that expensive: $500 each.

They're 3-D printed, which helps keep costs low. (Video via Open Hand Project)

Themed prosthetic hands don't just look cool, they help kids feel proud to wear them. (Video via Microsoft)