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Utensil, Liftware Level

This is a Utensil. It was designed by Anupam Pathak and manufactured by Verily Life Sciences LLC. 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 Verily Life Sciences LLC.

Our curators have highlighted 14 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Path Finder, 2014–17
  • electronic components, printed circuit board, laser, rubber, plastic.
  • Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.
  • s-e-2653

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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