Smart Spoon Enables Tremor Patients to Dine with Dignity

Published date : 23 September 2013
Article date : 19 August 2013

MedGadget reports on a range of new products from San Fransisco based Lift Labs that includes patented spoon technology to stabilise tremors of the hands. According to the manufacturer's website, the spoon is kept steady using an 'innovative Active Cancellation of Tremor technology'. You can read further articles about the high tech spoon here.

Essential TremorsLift Labs is developing an iOS and Android app called Lift Pulse that measures tremor frequency and amplitude using the sensors within smartphones. Patients with Parkinson’s disease can track their tremors using the app and can also compare their tremors to preset baselines. The app is available for free on iTunes and Android markets.

Lift Labs has also developed an app to help Parkinson’s patients to walk called Lift Stride. The app allows patients to adjust the setting to just above their walking speed. They say that app is works best with a Bluetooth headset.

Click here to see more details on Lift Lab's website.

Source: MedGadget


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