Google announces acquisition of Lift Labs

09/10/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

California – Google has announced its acquisition of Lift Labs, a developer of a spoon that helps people with Parkinson’s disease. As reported by WebProNews, the device will join Google Glass, and other technologies in the company’s Google(x) “moonshot” branch.

Google is quoted as stating of the new acquisition in a post on Google+ “Their tremor-canceling device could improve quality of life for millions of people… We’re also going to explore how their technology could be used in other ways to improve the understanding and management of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor.”

Lift Labs is further quoted as stating, “We’re excited to be joining Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory. We will continue to sell our Liftware system, and Google will enable us to reach even more people living with Parkinson’s or essential tremor who could benefit from using tremor-canceling devices every day.”

This report is provided by Justice News Flash – California Business News

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