&Bounce is about preventing discomfort caused by scoliosis on a later stage in life. In this project a concept and prototype was developed, which people with scoliosis can use to do their exercises. The design could be placed on a yogaball in order to play a game with this yogaball.Read More
Through gaining and analyzing data an interactive photoframe was designed. The aim of this photoframe is to improve communication and increase family bonding time. Family members can send photo's to frame-it!. The pictures in the photo frame change when the sound level becomes restless.Read More
Toolkit for the 'Tovertafel'
in this semester I chose to do research with the help of an existing product. My research was about the influence of three different types of physical objects on the use and experience of individuals with dementia of the Tovertafel. This research is focused on improving the goal of the Tovertafel: Help individuals with dementia move more.Read More
Directi-mo is a wristband which directs the patients to do the exercises. It achieves this by the limited freedom of movement of the “player” in the wristband. The limited freedom of movement helps the patient remember the exercise.Read More
This design focusses on the growing problem of stress and burnouts. ReMind interprets interactions as a state of mind and finds an output that helps you to enter a more mindful state.Read More
The aim of this design research was to explore the influence of music and reminiscence on the initiation of interaction in the form of movement. The study was conducted with the help of a reminiscent probe ‘ReMu’. In the test 4 tracks of music were played, in the first test 4 tracks of “unknown” music could be actively played. And in the second test 4 tracks of “preference” music could be played by turning the crank of the music box ‘ReMu’.Read More
Aims to support meaningful activities for residents with dementia at living groups. Qwiek.mate collects the interests of residents on a board and communicates this to all the living groups. This product will help the activity coordinator get new ideas, connect residents and see for which activities would be a high interest.Read More