Liftware’s Level electronic utensil helps people with Huntington’s feed themselves


Liftware, a company known for its Steady electronic spoon designed to help individuals suffering from hand tremors or Parkinson’s disease eat, is back with its second product, the Level. Like the Steady, the Level is an electronic eating utensil, and is the first product released by Liftware since its acquisition by Google and integration into Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences division last year.

The Level is meant to help those who have limited hand and arm mobility — such as individuals suffering from Huntington’s disease — keep a utensil at a proper angle to more easily eat food. The Level uses a variety of sensors to keep the head of the utensil at the intended angle by tracking its movement and bending the flexible joint to avoid…

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