Liftware: Stabilized utensils to counteract tremors

People living with Parkinsons and essential tremors experience difficulties with everyday tasks - and one task that's especially sensitive to tremors is the use of eating utensils. Lift Labs is helping by adding active stabilization to a modular utensil: the handheld Liftware uses sensors and actuators to compensate for tremors, keeping the end of the spoon or fork relatively still. It may seem like a small fix in the lives of its users, but every little bit counts and adds to independence and morale - very worthy design goals!
[via Gizmodo]

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