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Smart Teddy

The Smart Teddy is a therapeutic companion with a very basic functionality. It can bark and move its tail if someone interacts with it. It is soft and cuddly to invite people to grab and hug it. Seniors can keep the Smart Teddy as a long term companion. Like a…
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Stakeholder Participation

An emerging and innovative way of organizing projects in health technology and innovation is the so-called “living lab”. Because of their characteristics, living labs may provide a solution to a very old problem: how to facilitate the meaningful participation of stakeholders in science and technology? In this article, I (we…
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Virtuele Jelle

Project partners: Virtuele Jelle (start-up), Pieter van Foreest (PvF), Medical Delta, IMEC (Innovatrix), Innovation Quarter and THUAS. R&D by: Virtuele Jelle, Hani Al-Ers (THUAS) Challenge: to improve quality of life of people with dementia and to relieve family care givers by virtual (machine-controlled) telephone conversations with real voices of family…
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Robot ROSE

Project partners: Heemskerk Innovative Technology (HIT), Medical Delta, Pieter van Foreest and THUAS. R&D by: Meralda Slager (THUAS), Erica van de Veerdonk (HIT), Ewout Arkenbout (HIT) Challenge: the right assistance at the right time; which tasks in a care institution have potential and are desirable to be taken over by…
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LEA

Project partners: Robot Care Systems (RCS), Medical Delta, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM), Leiden University of Applied Sciences, ZonMW en THUAS. R&D by: Annemieke van Dongen-Leunis (ESHPM), Loes Schilderink (RCS), Erwin de Vlugt (THUAS) Challenge: to set up a feasibility study to prove the cost effectiveness and…
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Vrije Vogels 1

Project Partners: Pieter van Foreest (PvF), Medical Delta and THUAS R&D by: Sam Schrevel (THUAS), Dick Rijken (THUAS) Challenge: older adults with dementia often get restless and want to wander around. Due to the physical limitations imposed by the building we had to think about ways to let the residents…
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ZORA for child care

Project Partners: Medical Delta, Consyst, Rijndam Rehabilitation Center (RR) and THUAS R&D by: Angelique Kester (RR), Hans Glerum (THUAS) Challenge: Which software changes need to be done in order to optimize the ZORA robot for child rehabilitation exercises? Researchers and design students investigated the use of ZORA (NAO + software)…
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The Next Step

Project partners: Next Step (start-up), University of Applied Sciences Leiden, NWO-SIA and THUAS. R&D by: Hans Glerum (THUAS) Challenge: to support people walking the stairs at home, providing stability while using own muscular force. The idea is to develop a sliding handgrip that challenges the expensive and stigmatizing stairlift, aiming…
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Ortho Eyes

Project partners: Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), THUAS R&D by: Jurriaan de Groot (LUMC), Tony Andrioli (THUAS) Challenge: classification of shoulder-arm movement into clusters of similar patterns using machine learning techniques, both supervised and unsupervised. The motion recordings were obtained from various types of shoulder patients and we compared the…