Project X app uses smartphones to fit amputees for prostheses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This story originally appeared in Challenge Cup news on the 1776 site. 

In a war, when a soldier loses a limb, a medical worker often has to fly in to take three different rounds of measurements to fit the wounded man or woman for a prosthetic. The process is inefficient and costly.

Amman-based Project X has developed something simpler and quicker: a mobile application that uses 3-D imaging to fit an amputee for a prosthesis.

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