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Nov. 2012
VirtualRehab at the Fun & Serious Game Festival

 

On November 28 and 29, Bilbao held the International Conference on Serious Games and Gamification. Once more, serious games “play” an important role at the Fun & Serious Game Festival, turning the Euskalduna Palace into a place of reference and networking in relation to the serious games industry and its many applications in the fields of marketing, training, education, health and simulation. During the first day, November 28, international guiding lights, such as Samir AbouSamra, CTO of DigiPen USA, Rod Nelson, Operations Chief Engineer of Lotus F1, Sue Bohle of the Serious Game Association and Scott Schnaars of Badgeville provided a global overview of how to apply serious games and gamification....

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Nov. 2012
Virtualrehab presented at EMSP Winter Conference in Prague

 

The conference focuses on social and digital media in MS and includes talks, workshops and opportunities to hear about current best-practice in this ever-evolving field. The two-day Winter Conference takes place in Prague and it is organized in association with RIMS, the umbrella organization for MS clinics and MS professionals. Subjects include the use of social media in our work for and with Persons with MS and specialised mobile phone apps in rehabilitation issues....

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Sep. 2012
VirtualRehab at Global Innovation Day

 

The Global Innovation Day event organized by Innobasque was held yesterday at the Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao, its second occurrence with the slogan “learn from those who learn”. An appointment with innovation divided into four segments: a conference on “i Voices”, workshops on “i practice”, “i live” experimental corners and a schedule for “stay connected with i”. Coming under the title Healthy Living was a segment in which several companies and organizations, such as Eroski, Orbea, Fagor and Kronikoen Sarea, were present showing their most “healthy” projects....

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Jun. 2012
VirtualRehab survey results validate its effectiveness

 

In early March, VirtualRehab was present at the inauguration of the EMLABS Center, the first establishment in Europe for virtual rehabilitation, promoted by the Epalza Eugenia Basque Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis. It is the first rehabilitation product that combines Kinect technology, 3D environments and tele-rehabilitation. Since then a study for product validation, involving 20 MS patients with different levels of motor skills, has been held in the new center. The study was carried out in two weekly sessions supervised by a physiotherapist, following the scales of balance, fatigue, depression and anxiety at the beginning and end of the study....

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Jun. 2012
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In early March, VirtualRehab was present at the inauguration of the EMLABS Center, the first establishment in Europe for virtual rehabilitation, promoted by the Epalza Eugenia Basque Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis. It is the first rehabilitation product that combines Kinect technology, 3D environments and tele-rehabilitation. Since then a study for product validation, involving 20 MS patients with different levels of motor skills, has been held in the new center. The study was carried out in two weekly sessions supervised by a physiotherapist, following the scales of balance, fatigue, depression and anxiety at the beginning and end of the study....

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May. 2012
Finalists at BDigital with VirtualRehab

 

VirtualRehab, has been shortlisted for the BDigital Awards, for Digital Innovation, convened by the Barcelona Digital Technology Centre as part of the 14th BDigital Global Congress. Virtualware with VirtualRehab, Cognicor Technologies with Cognicor, and the Factoria d’Imatges with Planet Factory Maker, are the three SMEs competing for the award for best R&D&I project for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The winning projects will be announced on June 5. VIRTUALREHAB, REHABILITATION WITH KINECT...

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Apr. 2012
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Virtual rehabilitation at MS LIFE, by a game designed by physiotherapists and neurologists – VirtualREHAB The Spanish company Virtualware, based in England is presenting its new product at MS Life 2012, held in Manchester (stand M12) from April 14th to 15th. A new system designed for physical rehabilitation targeted towards multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative disorders that require a physical neuro-rehabilitation program. An innovative product based on Microsoft® Kinect, a technology that provides active exercises for functional training improvement without any controller....