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Liftware Spoon Lets Parkinson’s Patients Feed Themselves

Liftware Spoon

People with Parkinson’s often have a difficult time feeding themselves due to the tremors associated with the disease. In most cases, someone else has to feed them because it might cause injury or result in a mess. However, this might all soon change thanks to Lift Labs’ innovator Liftware Spoon that automatically tracks and compensates for shaking motions and tremors.

The spoon is equipped with sensors that have a high degree of sensitivity, so they can detect even the slightest tremor that’s made. It then moves in the other direction to cancel that tremor out. During testing, the Liftware was found to cancel out over 70 percent of these tremors, which is enough to allow those with Parkinson’s to feed themselves once more.

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Edible Eco-Spoon Lets You Help Mother Nature Out, One Bite At a Time

Edible Spoon

Whether you’re eating breakfast on the go because you woke up late or are having takeout for lunch, the common factor between both (and with most other meals that you eat outside a proper dining area) is plastic utensils. They might not seem like much since they’re relatively small and all, but a little goes a long way. And since it takes more than twenty years to fully decompose, I’d say we’ve got more than enough of these spoons currently sitting in our landfills.

So Triangle Tree came up with a solution in the form of edible spoons called the Eco-Spoon.

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