Queen Maxima visits Roessingh and plays HandsOn

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During a visit to Roessingh, Queen Máxima played HandsOn, developed by GainPlay Studio.

From the Roessingh website:

Her Majesty Queen Máxima Tuesday paid a working visit to Roessingh, Centre for Rehabilitation and Roessingh Research and Development (RRD), tuesday 22nd of November 2016.

During the visit, Queen Máxima spoke to the Board of the rehabilitation center and the director of RRD on the (scientific) developments in healthcare. Queen Máxima given a tour with demonstrations in the gait analysis lab and Novalab. Researchers and a physical therapist showed her how innovative developments in the field of robotics, virtual reality and telemedicine are used in the rehabilitation process.

HandsOn is a therapeutic rehabilitation game for training hand and arm function in children with cerebral palsy. They control the game by picking up and moving various objects. This creates an intense and motivating workout.

Read the full article here.

Originally a collaboration between the Utrecht School of Arts Innovation Lab (HKU) and Roessingh Research & Development (RRD). GainPlay Studio further developed HandsOn with a special eye for stability and usability, rebuilding the game from the ground up to be an easy to use and understand product for clinicians as well as players. Learn more about HandsOn here.