3D Printer makes missing body parts

June 10, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIFinsight recently reported about an incredible new technology available in China.  Many people like to view a loved one’s body before or during a funeral as a final goodbye before they are put to rest. However, if the body doesn’t look the same for friends and family they could find this more distressing than peaceful.

Now, a funeral home in Shanghai is using 3D printing technology to manufacture spare body parts for the deceased after they were asked to care for some individuals whose bodies were damaged or injured due to industrial or traffic accidents. It is claimed that a combination of 3D printing, hair implants and makeup have allowed the staff at the funeral home to reconstruct faces with a similarity of at least 95%.

Read more from SAIFinsight here.