Self-stabilizing Spoon for People with Parkinson’s

2013年10月6日 | By News | Filed in: News.

http://hackaday.com/2013/10/05/self-stabilizing-spoon-for-people-with-parkinsons/

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Here’s a really cool story we just picked up — a gyroscopic steady-spoon, designed for people with Parkinson’s disease or other tremor inducing ailments.

The creator [Anupam Pathak] is close to people who suffer from tremors, and seeing the problem up close and personal, he set out to create a solution. He started the company called Liftware, and has so far released the Lift spoon. It features an embedded microchip, sensors and a few small motors. It’s capable of stabilizing tremors of up to 2 inches, which in several medical studies resulted in approximately a 70% tremor cancellation … Read the rest


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