Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinsonís patients

15 December 2018
The suggested design has actuators that can counteract some involuntary twitches and spasm in joints.

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Anonymous, 16 Dec 2018Whenever thinking about Parkinsons, my head goes straight to Muh... moreim thinking michael j fox ...

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Whenever thinking about Parkinsons, my head goes straight to Muhammad Ali

Macbeth, 15 Dec 2018What is Parkinson's patients?Read:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson%27s_dise­ase
TL;DR- a neurological desease that degrades your muscles capabilities to do things. common things like drinking, eating and even walking become hard for these who suffer.

Walter C. Dornez, 16 Dec 2018I mean, in general, patents are just to show and detail what the... moreWish it was true. It is actually to ensure they can keep the idea and no other company can use it without license - usually a fee beset by the company. But let's not speak of medicine e as it is full of greedy people that are happy to put cures to ice to ensure companies get large amount of cash for pills that have limited effect, or provide long term solution

Just having a beer, 15 Dec 2018Those parents are really getting out of hand. While I understand... moreI mean, in general, patents are just to show and detail what they're working on

I saw a video of this a year ago and it looked quite promising

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Macbeth, 15 Dec 2018What is Parkinson's patients?Famous boxer Mohammad Ali had Parkinson"s.

Those parents are really getting out of hand. While I understand that a company puts in some cash, are patents really a good idea on something like health? I mean, aren't those companies trying to actually make our life better? Of course not, cash first, this has nothing to do with making life better for others..

This is good. Any aid that devices and technology can provide to the disabled and unwell is worthy of appreciation. Good going Microsoft!

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Macbeth, 15 Dec 2018What is Parkinson's patients?People that suffer from a progressive neurological condition called Parkinson's Disease.

You forgot to mention band 3(unreleased) had more sensors(that watch out for your health) than new apple's watch(long way before).
I guess they just needed a complete restart of all smart devices so they can use new core of W10. Hopefully they will bring some services along with hw, a lot of them got also killed in the process.

What is Parkinson's patients?