Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology into developing adaptive equipment for people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease.
In September they bought a company, first funded by the National of Institutes of Health, that has revolutionized the humble spoon.
Hundreds of algorithms are used in a new way to give the Liftware spoons the ability to allow to eat without spilling, reports the AP. “The technology senses how a hand is shaking and makes instant adjustments to stay balanced.”
The Liftware Stabilizer with battery charger and soup spoon attachment costs $295.00, which the company says averages to 27¢ per meal over the first year. “After that it’s paid for.”
(WATCH the video about Liftware below, or READ more in the AP story via SFGate.com)
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