Capable of accurately manufacturing complex products, 3-D printers are having a revolutionary impact on companies in many industries, including a small, Japanese venture looking to make a breakthrough in prosthetic limbs.

The domestic market for robotic prosthetic limbs is small and lacks competition, making them expensive and difficult to obtain, said Genta Kondo, the 28-year-old co-founder of exiii Inc.

Kondo said this is about to change.