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The Globe and Mail
Wiivv Wearables Inc., a Vancouver bionic-technology company that has shipped more than 10,000 pairs of its 3-D-printed custom foot orthotics, will announce Wednesday that it has raised $4-million (U.S.) in Series A funding.
WORRELL DESIGN INC.
Since its origin, 3D printing has largely been used for prototyping by various design and maker communities. But as prices drop and new technologies develop, examples of meaningful production-uses have emerged, particularly in the field of medicine. Today, we’re witnessing a tipping point – where novel 3D printing platforms are delivering legitimate final goods, while fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine.
Vancouver-based Wiivv launched custom, 3D-printed insoles in an effort to make every shoe personalized for consumers.
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