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At 18, Easton founded Unlimited Tomorrow, which is developing technology to assist people in their everyday lives such as 3-d printed robotic arms.
When Easton was 14, he made his first robotic hand out of LEGOs, fishing wire and electrical tubing. With gradual improvements, the hand turned into an arm and then advanced to a 3D-printed brain-powered robotic arm that he could operate with his mind. After an encounter with a 7-year-old girl at a science fair whose prosthetic arm had cost $80,000, LaChappelle was inspired to solve this problem by creating a practical and affordable device. Not only were his designs amazing, but his young age in addition to his self-taught knowledge of robotics started to make an impact. President Obama shook hands with one of his arms, and Easton has traveled the world spreading the message that you can learn outside of the education system. For example, he was invited to share his story on the TED stage (see below). He’s even worked at NASA on the Robonaut project developing a new tele-robotic interface.
Now, 23, Easton is growing Unlimited Tomorrow and creating technology to help people at a global level using the newest technologies. On June 12th, 2017 Unlimited Tomorrow put the first device on a small 10-year-old girl named Momo.