If your hands shake and you can’t keep them steady, eating can be a messy, embarrassing affair. You’ve probably even contemplated taking food exclusively from plastic tumblers through a straw.
The problem is more common than many of us think: Essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease affect more than 10 million people worldwide.
Research into self-stabilizing tableware has been around for years, but now there are products that you can buy immediately. The Gyenno, for example, is a self-stabilizing tableware by the Chinese manufacturer of the same name. Its main feature is to balance automatically the utensil’s head against user’s tremors, which keeps food in the spoon. Self-stabilization is activated by pressing a button on the spoon.
Here is the spoon in action: