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New technology allows medical professionals to step into their patients’ shoes

A pioneering piece of technology will allow users to experience the world through the eyes of a person with Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease- which could revolutionise the way carers and medical staff treat people with the degenerative condition. Analogue, a theatre company set up by alumni of Royal Holloway, University of London has designed Transports a piece of technology which uses a low cost Raspberry Pi computer system, and allows users to recreate symptoms including dizziness and speech problems, along with wearable technology which creates a 6Hz tremor in the participant’s right hand. ….[READ]

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