Creating a VR-platform

Creating a VR-platform

In my previous blog post I wrote about the start of HumanXR and the three pillars that were of great importance to it: movement, freedom and social integration. For this blog I have spoken to Marco, one of the co-founders of HumanXR, who has contributed with his...

HumanXR goes Dubai

HumanXR goes Dubai

You might have seen our visit to Dubai on our Social Media channels, but why did we go there? You will read all about it here. We went to Dubai to visi the biggest state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital of the United Arab Emirates. Why? Because we, HumanXR, have...

VR for the elderly with dementia: the first results

VR for the elderly with dementia: the first results

"Can VR add value to the well-being of elderly with dementia?" With this question we started the research project with Zuyd Hogeschool (Maastricht Academy of Media, Design & Technology - MAMDT), Vivantes Zorggroep, Expertisecentrum voor Innovatie Zorg en Technologie...

The start of HumanXR: Virtual Reality for elderly

The start of HumanXR: Virtual Reality for elderly

Hello you, happy to see you are reading this! Let me introduce myself. I am Désiré de Vries, 23 years old and I am VR consultant at HumanXR. During my study, Communication & Multimedia Design, I did an assignment for HumanXR. This went very well, so Han Dols & Marco...

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Sincere thanks you to all our partners, clients, users and friends for Sparkling Minds together in 2017. May 2018 bring even more...

LIVE ON DUTCH TELEVISION | OUR VR-PLATFORM

LIVE ON DUTCH TELEVISION | OUR VR-PLATFORM

On the 19th of March we were invited as guests to 'Koffietijd', a popular show on the Dutch national television. The main subject of the episode was new, advanced technologies, with Virtual Reality as a main contributor: especially for elderly with limited mobility...

Our HumanXR VR-platform turns 1!

Our HumanXR VR-platform turns 1!

It's a year ago know that we launched our HumanXR VR-platform, the first one in the Netherlands. Our goal is to enhance the health and well being of the elderly. The past year a number of different care institutions have started to use the platform. What are there...

Our renewed platform

Our renewed platform

This year we will launch the renewed version of our VR-platform which will have an even bigger focus on interaction and movement. To accomplish this, we are going to work with a smart floorbike that will give the opportunity for users to bike easily through our...

Progresses on validating our VR platform

Progresses on validating our VR platform

This week great progress with Vivantes and ZIA on meaningful VR for older people. We executed 7 in-depth reviews of the HumanXR VR platform with groups of geriatric specialists, ergo- and physiotherapists, activity coaches to help determine the best path forward....

HumanXR in the press!

HumanXR in the press!

Our ongoing validation sessions at Vivantes made it to the local newspaper. Check it out below (in Dutch)....

HumanXR on ICT&Health magazine [Dutch]

HumanXR on ICT&Health magazine [Dutch]

The applications of VR in healthcare are growing worldwide and its potential in rehabilitation is not an exception. Below is an article published recently in the Dutch edition of the ICT&Health magazine, addressing the potential of virtual reality for patients and...

HumanXR on VideoBlocks’ blog

HumanXR on VideoBlocks’ blog

HumanXR has been mentioned on VideoBlocks’ blog as a leading example of how VR can help elderly people live experiences they no longer could.

VR for the elderly with dementia: the first results

VR for the elderly with dementia: the first results

"Can VR add value to the well-being of elderly with dementia?" With this question we started the research project with Zuyd Hogeschool (Maastricht Academy of Media, Design & Technology - MAMDT), Vivantes Zorggroep, Expertisecentrum voor Innovatie Zorg en Technologie...

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Introducing HumanXR at Land van Horne

Introducing HumanXR at Land van Horne

Each time the question is the same: will they enjoy the experience? Well, just by counting the number of smiles, we would definitely say YES! Here are few impressions from the residents of Land van Horne getting their first round in Virtual Reality (used with...

LIVE ON DUTCH TELEVISION | OUR VR-PLATFORM

LIVE ON DUTCH TELEVISION | OUR VR-PLATFORM

On the 19th of March we were invited as guests to 'Koffietijd', a popular show on the Dutch national television. The main subject of the episode was new, advanced technologies, with Virtual Reality as a main contributor: especially for elderly with limited mobility...

Our HumanXR VR-platform turns 1!

Our HumanXR VR-platform turns 1!

It's a year ago know that we launched our HumanXR VR-platform, the first one in the Netherlands. Our goal is to enhance the health and well being of the elderly. The past year a number of different care institutions have started to use the platform. What are there...

Ons HumanXR VR-platform bestaat 1 jaar!

Ons HumanXR VR-platform bestaat 1 jaar!

Het is nu een jaar geleden dat wij ons HumanXR VR-platform, het eerste in Nederland, hebben gelanceerd. Het doel van het platform is het verbeteren van de gezondheid en welzijn van met name ouderen. Het afgelopen jaar hebben verschillende zorginstellingen het platform...

Ons HumanXR VR-platform

Ons HumanXR VR-platform

In mijn vorige blog vertelde ik over hoe het idee voor HumanXR zich verder heeft ontwikkeld in de praktijk. Dit keer ging ik in gesprek met Niels, mede-eigenaar en commercieel directeur van HumanXR. Niels is verantwoordelijk voor de commerciële activiteiten binnen...

Our HumanXR  VR-platform

Our HumanXR VR-platform

In my previous blog I have talked about the development of the idea for HumanXR. This time I had the chance to speak to Niels, co-owner and commercial director of HumanXR. Niels is responsible for a the commercial activities of HumanXR. Read my previous blog:...

Ons vernieuwde platform

Ons vernieuwde platform

Dit jaar zullen wij een vernieuwde versie van ons platform lanceren waarbij we de focus op de interactie en beweging vergroten. We gaan hierbij werken met een smart floorbike, waarbij gebruikers gemakkelijk door de VR-ervaring kunnen fietsen. Of we zorgen met behulp...

Our renewed platform

Our renewed platform

This year we will launch the renewed version of our VR-platform which will have an even bigger focus on interaction and movement. To accomplish this, we are going to work with a smart floorbike that will give the opportunity for users to bike easily through our...

Will practicing at the physio become even more fun?

Will practicing at the physio become even more fun?

Since the beginning of 2019, HumanXR has been working with physiotherapy practice Fysio043 to investigate the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in physiotherapy. Fysio043, founded by Ed Sassen and Jeroen Schreurs, has four locations in The Netherlands. In addition to...