Private Residential Elderly CareVan Hollant is a private residential elderly care residence which offers an alternative to public facilities. Van Hollant offers apartments where elderly clients can independently live, yet benefit from access to all care facilities and support structures. A real ‘home’ with a 24×7 garantuee for safety and security. Van Hollant has chosen for the VR platform from HumanXR, aiming at further improving the quality of life of its clients.
Care group for elderly care
Vivantes and the Zorg Innovatie Atelier (ZIA) have been intensively involved in all VR developments of HumanXR from the start. Vivantes is a healthcare group specializing in personal care for the elderly. In nine relatively small locations we provide elderly care that is close to society. With four residential care centers in Geleen, two in Elsloo and one in Beek, Stein and Urmond. Self determination for elderly is key at Vivantes.
Care organization for the elderly
Proteion is a medium-sized care organization in North and Central Limburg and eastern North Brabant. Approximately 3,000 professional employees and 1,500 volunteers offer high-quality care and support to more than 10,000 clients on a daily basis. At home, in a service apartment or in one of the Proteion care centers. Proteion uses virtual reality to promote the well-being of the elderly in particular.
Land van Horne
Foundation for care, living and welfare
Foundation Land van Horne collaborates with HumanXR to offer clients a beautiful experience with the help of virtual reality. The Land van Horne Foundation is an organization for care, nursing and home care. With more than 2,300 employees and 1,300 volunteers, the foundation offers (home) care and additional services to clients in regions Weert, Nederweert, Leudal, Cranendonck and Someren.
Thumbay Hospital Group
Education, Healthcare and Research
Thumbay Chain of Hospitals, United Arab Emirates, is one of the largest health care providers in the Middle East region. The group focuses on three pillars education, healthcare and research. Thumbay Hospitals use the latest technology in healthcare. The hospitals have adopted a host of technological offerings aimed at superior patient convenience. They have state-of-the-art operation theatres and diagnostic labs with ultra-modern facilities, and well-equipped rehabilitation facilities. Thumbay Group has made a VR room dedicated to inspire its clients for light exercise, using the HumanXR platform.
Villa Beretta is a rehabilitation clinic based in Italy, providing high-quality, compassionate medical care and rehabilitation for individuals with physical disabilities. Villa Beretta treats many types of physical disorders, with special programs for people with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and neuromuscular disease. There also is a gait and movement analysis lab. Villa Beretta is doing research with VR, for example to understand how VR of HumanXR can help to promote physical exercise.
Foundation for elderly care. 'Getting older, staying yourself'
The Groenhuysen Foundation focuses on predominantly elderly people in the Roosendaal region and offers them the opportunity to get the best out of their day in their own way. That includes innovative care with the help of virtual reality. Groenhuysen offers a wide range of services, varying from convenience and comfort to intensive care, both in the form of home care and in well-kept residential facilities.
Zuyd University of Applied Science is an open knowledge institute where professionals cross the borders of disciplines and organizations to collaborate on the development, transfer, and application of high-quality, practically-oriented knowledge. The Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology (MAMDT) is part of Zuyd. This Academy is focusing at amongst others research and education related to art, interaction design, visual languages and coding skills. MAMDT and HumanXR are teaming up to advance the knowhow and application of VR in care.
Jon Ram Bruun-Pedersen
Aalburg University Copenhagen
Dr. Jon Ram Bruun-Pedersen holds a PhD in immersive virtual reality for elderly and is assistant professor at the Aalburg University in Copenhagen. Jon has worked in the field of VR and AR since 2008. Jon’s primary user groups are elderly and challenged children (e.g. autism spectrum), where the main research includes VR for exercise motivation, content and interaction design, and multimodality within VR. Jon is scientific advisor to HumanXR in relation to the creation of immersive, intelligent and interactive VR experiences, designed to promote healthy exercise.
StudioVR is specialized in high quality 360 photography for panoramic images and for application in virtual tours. StudioVR is using the latest equipment and software to ensure high resolution visuals, seemlessly stitched into one image. HumanXR and StudioVR are teaming up to integrate 360 photography into some of the virtual experiences we develop. For example, in the Magic Photo Gallery you can teleport yourself into some of the most beautiful places in the world. Or special local places that might sparkle your memory!
Center of Excellence for Innovation in Care and Technology
EIZT is a center of expertise for innovation in care & technology, based in The Netherlands. EIZT aims to contribute to sustainable care for today and tomorrow, driven by a healty care economy. EIZT has a strong network amongst care institutes and technology providers and supports entrepeneurial initiatives. EIZT has committed to support HumanXR with the development and application of meaningful VR applications.