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Exercise? Why not play a game instead?

 

Finding exercises difficult, four friends, all computer and software geeks, decided ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if patients could play their way to recovery?’ They started to build MIRA using the Microsoft Kinect (a mainstream motion sensor camera), to transform conventional exercises into interactive video games, all stored on a clinical software platform.

 

MIRA used at the "A smile with MIRA" NGO in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
MIRA used at the “A smile with MIRA” NGO in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

The MIRA Blog

 

The MIRA Blog will highlight the exciting and dynamic landscape of gamification in the traditional world of physical rehabilitation. Topics included will range from connected health, clinical research, innovations in virtual rehabilitation, and exciting MIRA news and events. The blog will include the voices of multiple authors keeping the topics discussed vibrant and exciting with experts in the field of clinical research, physical rehabilitation, digital health, software technology and more.

 

We encourage you to read, subscribe, give your opinion, and definitely come back regularly for more interesting material published. Please feel free to let us know your thoughts, we are more than happy to hear from you.

 

Be sure to check out MIRA Highlights from 2015!
Don’t miss our Case Study on MIRA being used with older people.

 

MIRA Application
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