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Blind mom-to-be 'sees' her son thanks to 3D printing technology

Thanks to 3D printing technology, a blind mother gets to 'see' her son before he's born thanks to an ultrasound, and 3D printing

By Anthony Garreffa on May 8, 2015 at 05:29 am CDT - 0 mins, 52 secs reading time

Any parent will admit that seeing their child through an ultrasound is one of the most amazing points of their lives, but what if you were blind? A blind mom-to-be got the chance to 'see' her son thanks to the molding of two technologies: 3D printing, and an ultrasound.

Tatiana Guerra is expecting her son in the near future, where she was given a 3D printed version of her son's face along with the words "I am your son" spelled out in braille. Guerra lost her sight at 17, and now at 30 years old, technology has given her the chance to 'see' her son. Guerra worked with ad agency Mood, to produce the short film you see above.

The film is called "Huggies Presents: Meeting Murilo", and is part of an ad campaign from Huggies Brazil, with 3DPrint.com reporting that the 3D printing was done by The Goodfellas, a digital design firm. Photographers Lucas Tintori, Roridgo Westphal Galego, and Fábio Kenji captured the teary moment on film.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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