Prototype, Emma Watch, 2016
UK-based graphic designer Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2013 and lost the ability to draw and write her name due to active hand tremors. Microsoft researchers Haiyan Zhang and Nicolas Villar invented the Emma Watch, a wearable device that uses haptic vibration technology to allow Emma to regain the use of her hand.
It is credited
Lent by Haiyan Zhang.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 1.9 × 21.6 × 3.8 cm (3/4 × 8 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.