Build 2017: Microsoft’s ‘Project Emma’ is a wearable for Parkinson’s disease sufferers

Build 2017: Microsoft's 'Project Emma' is a wearable for Parkinson's disease sufferers

Today at Build 2017, Microsoft unveiled many cool new technologies, but there was one particular announcement that truly touched the hearts of many in attendance. Called "Emma," it is a wrist wearable that can help people suffering with Parkinson's disease. The device is named after the Parkinson's sufferer that helped Haiyan Zhang, Innovation Director at Microsoft Research, create the device. What exactly does it do? Well, the incurable disease causes body tremors in those inflicted, and as a result, Emma has very shaky hands.

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