UCF-based Limbitless Solutions Visits White House

UCF-based Limbitless Solutions Visits White House

Stephanie Valderrama, creative director for UCF based Limbitless Solutions, is visiting the White House today as part of the White House Design For All Showcase. The event, including a fashion show to celebrate inclusive design, assistive technology and prosthetics, is designed to highlight the ways that assistive technology breaks down barriers, reduces stigma and improves […]

Iron Man Keeps Promise – At Movie Set Hosts Boy He Met through UCF

Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. is again a real-life hero to one local boy. Alex Pring received an Iron Man-themed bionic arm thanks to UCF’s Limbitless Solutions (http://limbitless-solutions.org/index.php/en/) last year. The volunteer student group built the arm, and the actor delivered it to the then 6-year-old in a surprise meeting. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEx5lmbCKtY). The student nonprofit […]

Darth Vader Helps Fulfill Child's Dream – Delivers Bionic Arm to 9-Year-Old

Nine-year-old Alvin Garcia Flores met Darth Vader on Thursday when the Star Wars character presented the Nebraska child a black box during a school assembly. Inside was a 3-D printed bionic arm Alvin had put on his Christmas list. Alvin was born without his right arm, but thanks to University of Central Florida-based Limbitless Solutions […]

15 Moments that Made Your Heart Burst with Knight Pride in 2015

UCF students, faculty, staff and alumni had plenty to be proud of in 2015, from producing robotic arms for children to raising record amounts for children’s hospitals. We narrowed the list of the year’s highlights to 15. Here they are, in no particular order: Limbitless Solutions, the team of students who build 3-D-printed robotic arms […]