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Google's Tech Steadies Shaky Hands, Allowing Parkinson's Disease Victims To Eat

  • ABC News, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:27 AM
Google has developed technology using hundreds of algorithms that sense how a hand shakes, allowing people with Parkinson's Disease to eat without spilling. The technology senses how the hand shakes and makes adjustments to keep it steady. A clinical trial shows Liftware spoons reduce shaking of the spoon bowl by an average of 76%. AP reports that more than 10 million people worldwide, including Google co-founder Sergey Brin's mother, have tremors or Parkinson's disease.

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