Google spoon helps in Parkinson’s tremors

A spoon that steadies tremors for people with Parkinson’s is the latest invention that Google has brought to market.

The battery-powered utensil uses hundreds of algorithms to sense motion, detect whether the motion is tremor, and then stabilise itself when shaken by an unsteady hand.

It was the subject of a small validation trial presented at last year’s annual meeting American Academy of Neurology, which found it reduced shaking by 76% when used by people with