Sols scans your feet and creates 3D-printed custom insoles

The healthcare industry is already making use of 3D printing technologies to print casts, tracheal splints, ears, prostheses, and even cells. Now, a New York-based company wants to print the insoles in your shoes to reduce foot pain and improve posture. Custom insoles are nothing new; but Sols Systems lets users take a scan of their feet with a smartphone app and submit the scans directly to the company’s database, reducing the time required for the production process.

 

 

 

 Read more by Stu Robarts, gizmag, February 4, 2014