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2016

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2017

2018

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Utensil, Liftware Level, 2016

This is a Utensil. It was designed by Anupam Pathak and manufactured by Liftware and Verily Life Science. It is dated 2016. Its medium is polycarbonate, stainless steel, electronic components.

Liftware is a suite of electronic, assistive devices designed to help people with mobility challenges eat more easily and independently. It includes Level, a self-leveling handle that automoatically bends its flexible gray joint, keeping the attachment level as one’s hand or arm twists, bends, or moves, and Steady, a motion-stabilizing spoon that counteracts hand tremor. Both devices offer a selection of attachments for eating.

This object was donated by Liftware and Verily Life Science. It is credited Gift of Verily Life Sciences.

Our curators have highlighted 12 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Path Feel, Path Feel, 2014
  • electronic components, printed circuit board, foam.
  • Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.
  • s-e-2652
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