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  • We acquired this object.

2013

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2022

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Utensil, Liftware Steady

This is a Utensil. It was designed by Anupam Pathak and manufactured by Verily Life Sciences LLC. It is dated 2013. Its medium is nylon, stainless steel, electonric 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. It is credited Gift of Verily Life Sciences.

  • Flamingo Spoon
  • cast stainless steel.
  • Gift of Curvware, Inc..
  • 1997-174-3

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Steady with fork attachment): 17.5 × 5 × 3.5 cm (6 7/8 × 1 15/16 × 1 3/8 in.) L x W x D (Spoon attachment): 8 × 4 × 0.5 cm (3 1/8 × 1 9/16 × 3/16 in.) L x W x D (Spork attachment): 9 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm (3 9/16 × 1 3/8 × 9/16 in.)

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

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