Wearable device helps graphic designer overcome Parkinson's disease

Graphic designer Emma Lawton uses a wearable device to follow her lifelong interest for drawing and sketching.

Emma was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years ago.

Parkinson’s disease can make it difficult for a person to carry out simple actions. It causes the person’s hands to shake without any control.

A wrist-worn device helped Emma to move her hands normally and be able to draw straight lines and write properly.

The device also named as Emma, was designed by Haiyan Zhang who is Microsoft Research Cambridge’s innovation director.

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