Utensil, Liftware Level, 2016
This is a Utensil. It was designed by Anupam Pathak and manufactured by Verily Life Sciences LLC. 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
Verily Life Sciences LLC.
It is credited
Gift of Verily Life Sciences.
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Its dimensions are
L x W x D (Level with spoon attachment): 23 × 5 × 2 cm (9 1/16 × 1 15/16 × 13/16 in.) L x W x D (Fork attachment): 8.5 × 3 × 2 cm (3 3/8 × 1 3/16 × 13/16 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.