Google buys Parkinson's disease spoon maker Lift Labs

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Google has acquired the innovativestart-up Lift Labs, best known for its "smart" Liftware spoonsfor patients with neurodegenerative disorders such asParkinson's. The device utilises software that detects handtremors and signals the spoon to counterbalance them with itsown vibrations, allowing the user to bring the spoon to theirmouths without spilling food. The spoon can also be replacedwith a fork. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Google has acquired the innovativestart-up Lift Labs, best known for its "smart" Liftware spoonsfor patients with neurodegenerative disorders such asParkinson's. The device utilises software that detects handtremors and signals the spoon to counterbalance them with itsown vibrations, allowing the user to bring the spoon to theirmouths without spilling food. The spoon can also be replacedwith a fork. . .