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Collaborative Custom Gaming Accessories

IKEA Has Partnered to 3D Print Gaming Accessories

— June 5, 2019 — Tech
IKEA and its partners have set out to make custom 3D-printed gaming accessories. The partners for the project include IKEA and a prosthetics company called Unyq, as well as an e-sports company Area Academy. The accessory line is titled Uppkoppla which translates into 'online' and will be made custom for gamers and even those with disabilities.

Included in the line are a wrist brace, textured keycaps, and a mouse bungee. The brace helps keep wrists comfortable, wheres the keycaps allow for better grip and the bungee keeps cords out of the way. The custom gaming accessories were created form a Unyq technique, which utilizes body scans to create the custom 3D-printed gaming accessories. The three partners will look to apply the information gathered from this line to future accessible gaming products.


Image Credit: IKEA
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