PARADIDDLE

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PARADIDDLE

OPEN-SOURCES, 3D-PRINTED DRUMMING PROSTHESIS

‘PARADIDDLE’, an essential rudiment of drum beats, is an 3D-printed upper-extremity designed specifically for amputee drummer. To develop unique features that would allow the drummer to play more intuitively and comfortably, the designer worked with renowned amputee drummer Greg Anton.
 

WHAT ARE WE TRYING TO ACHIEVE?

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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

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USER TESTING

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 3D scan of Greg Anton's residual limb

3D scan of Greg Anton's residual limb

Greg Anton is a renowned amputee drummer who has been playing drums for more than 50 years and has performed on numerous recordings and at thousands of concerts worldwide. He also performed in 2016 Rio Paraolympic Trailer “Yes, I can”.
 
 
The testing with Greg Anton validates the functionality of the prosthetic; in addition, the user gave valuable feedbacks that inspired further developments on the project.
 
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 Exploded view

Exploded view

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