VirtualRehab at Medica 2016
Virtualware will be exhibiting for the first time at Medica, the World Forum for Medicine, which takes place in Dusseldorf, Germany from November 14th to the 17th. Medica is the global reference in the health technology sector where the latest technological advances in medicine are shown by some of the most important companies in the field.
Virtualware will use this important event to launch VirtualRehab 4.0, the latest version of its CE certified neurorehabilitation platform that has been used by thousands of patients around the world. Virtualware will join 100 other UK medical device manufacturers and service providers that form part of the Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) at the UK Pavilion in Hall 16.
VirtualRehab is a clinically validated and CE certified product for rehabilitation that is directed to clinics, hospitals and healthcare centres to help treat patients with some degree of physical or neurological disability. Using off-the-shelf motion capture technologies including the Microsoft Kinect and Leap Motion, coupled with the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform, allows patients to perform complex rehabilitation exercises through engaging games while allowing physiotherapists to create and track the therapy sessions from any location.
“Medica is recognized as the most important global event of the year in the healthcare sector, and being part of the ABHI UK Pavilion there gives us a fantastic opportunity to open new lines of business and establish new commercial contacts with the clear aim expanding our VirtualRehab distribution channel.” said David Fried, Virtualware’s Director of International Business Development. “It is also the perfect opportunity to present the totally revamped version of VirtualRehab, version 4.0. We’ll be demonstrating some of the important new features such as the assessment module based on standardized ROM measurements, the exercises module for telerehabilitation and exciting new exergames. We’ve completely reworked the backend to streamline the process of customizing the exergames and tracking patients’ progress for the therapists. We’re now focusing our efforts on providing a telerehabilitation service that allows patients to become an active part of their therapy in the comfort of their own homes. We’ve taken the constant feedback from therapists and patients from around the world to improve the platform and offer what we consider the best virtual reality neurorehabilitation solution on the market.”
VirtualRehab currently has distributors in a dozen countries around the world and is looking to expand into new territories. Up to the present date the VirtualRehab Cloud platform has been used globally for almost 20,000 theapy sessions and nearly 2,000 hours of game play by patients who have suffer from various types Neurodegenerative diseases, as well as Neuromuscular and Neurovascular disorders including Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Acquired Brain Damage, Dystrophies, Alzheimer’s and as well as to help improve and maintain mobility levels in the elderly.
Please come and visit us at Stand 16G25‐3 to see how VirtualRehab is at the forefront of using new rehabilitation technologies to help improve the lives of patients around the world.