Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm

Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received a 3D printed robot arm in the iconic blue paint-splattered look of his favorite music group.


A 12-year-old boy whose right arm was amputated shortly after birth recently got the surprise of a lifetime.

Wyatt Farlardeau thought he was going backstage to meet his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, a prize his mother won in a contest. But this much more than a meet-and-greet.

Blue Man Group heard about Wyatt’s story and that he wanted a Blue Man Group-themed robotic arm. So they teamed up with Limbitless to develop a personalized 3D printed bionic arm just for Wyatt. The arm is decorated in the iconic blue paint-splattered look of Blue Man Group.

Watch the video below to see Wyatt go through a rush of emotions when he sees his Blue Man-themed robotic arm for the first time.

You can read more about Wyatt’s story here and here, but get the tissues ready.

Also, here are some photos of Limbitless measuring Wyatt for the robot arm.




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Steve Crowe · Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.
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