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== Main characteristics ==
 
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The product Valedo consist a serious game attached to two sensors with low-energy Bluetooth Smart Technology, 100 medical attachment tapes, 1 USB charging cable, User manual, Quick reference quide and portable case. The user can easily attached one sensor on a lower back and the second one on the chest. A 3D gyroscope, a 3D accelerometer, a 3D magnetometer and algorithms are used to capture the players movement while playing the game and performing excercise and all data is merged into a single sensor. The data of the players movements can be tracked and players are provided with real-time feedback so they get stimulated to execute the exercises in a correct way. The serious game itself can be played on a screen, a iPad or an iPhone, so players can easily perform their exercises where they want. Valedo offers 45 therapeutic excercises developed by the movement scientists and physiotherapist. These exercises aim to improve players movement awareness, restore motion to vertebral joints and support players fine muscle control and spinal stability.  
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The product Valedo consist a serious game attached to two sensors with low-energy Bluetooth Smart Technology, 100 medical attachment tapes, 1 USB charging cable, User manual, Quick reference quide and portable case. The user can easily attached one sensor on a lower back and the second one on the chest. A 3D gyroscope, a 3D accelerometer, a 3D magnetometer and algorithms are used to capture the players movement while playing the game and performing excercise and all data is merged into a single sensor. The data of the players movements can be tracked and players are provided with real-time feedback so they get stimulated to execute the exercises in a correct way. The serious game itself can be played on a screen, a iPad or an iPhone, so players can easily perform their exercises where they want. Valedo offers 45 therapeutic excercises developed by the movement scientists and physiotherapist. These exercises aim to improve players movement awareness, restore motion to vertebral joints and support players fine muscle control and spinal stability.The Valedo keeps track of the development and progress of the pacients training and presents it in an easy-to-report. All information about  movement quality and performance is recordered in the report, which enable insight into the quality and quantity of the training.The performance report can be shared by the patient via e-mail. Players can also communicate with specialists and therapist through advanced report generation.
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The Valedo is a part of Valedo Therapy Concept. This concept was developed in collaboration with the team led by Prof. Dr. Jan Kool at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. The product development builds on close cooperation with leading clinics and hospitals worldwide and is based on current results in medical research.Valedo is FDA listed medical device and was launched in November 2014.
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The Valedo keeps track of the development and progress of the pacients training and presents it in an easy-to-report. All information about  movement quality and performance is recordered in the report, which enable insight into the quality and quantity of the training.The performance report can be shared by the patient via e-mail. Players can also communicate with specialists and therapist through advanced report generation.
 
  
 
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=== Company & People ===
 
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Hocoma is a global market leader for the development, manufacturing and marketing of robotic and sensorbased devices for functional movement therapy. The Swiss based medical technology company was founded in the year 1996 as a limited liability company by the electrical and biomedical engineers Gery Colombo and Matthias Jörg and by the economist Peter Hostettler. Hocoma develops innovative therapy solutions working closely with leading clinics and research centers.
 
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Launched in November 2014
 
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Revision as of 19:54, 10 November 2015

Valedo
Product stam en.jpg
Category wearables
Developer Hocoma
Announced 2010
Released Developers:
Consumers:
Price 299 USD
Operating system
Type of connection Wireless Bluetooth Smart Technology
Sensors
Transmits to iPad, iPad mini, Android
Weight 250 g
Standalone/Not standalone[1]
http://www.valedotherapy.com/

Valedo is wearable sensor based medical device for functional movement therapy developed by the Swiss medical company Hocoma. The Valedo device consist of two wireless movement sensors, which capture and monitor the body movement in 3D. The two sensors are attached to the chest and lower back and connect to the computer, tablet or phone via Bluetooth technology. After downloading the software patients enter a virtual world and can direct their avatar through interactive landscapes by performing specific movements incorporated into numerous motivational therapeutic exercises. All movements and exercises target one or a combination of therapeutic goals which are based on proven and certified back treatment programs.

Main characteristics

The product Valedo consist a serious game attached to two sensors with low-energy Bluetooth Smart Technology, 100 medical attachment tapes, 1 USB charging cable, User manual, Quick reference quide and portable case. The user can easily attached one sensor on a lower back and the second one on the chest. A 3D gyroscope, a 3D accelerometer, a 3D magnetometer and algorithms are used to capture the players movement while playing the game and performing excercise and all data is merged into a single sensor. The data of the players movements can be tracked and players are provided with real-time feedback so they get stimulated to execute the exercises in a correct way. The serious game itself can be played on a screen, a iPad or an iPhone, so players can easily perform their exercises where they want. Valedo offers 45 therapeutic excercises developed by the movement scientists and physiotherapist. These exercises aim to improve players movement awareness, restore motion to vertebral joints and support players fine muscle control and spinal stability.The Valedo keeps track of the development and progress of the pacients training and presents it in an easy-to-report. All information about movement quality and performance is recordered in the report, which enable insight into the quality and quantity of the training.The performance report can be shared by the patient via e-mail. Players can also communicate with specialists and therapist through advanced report generation.


The Valedo is a part of Valedo Therapy Concept. This concept was developed in collaboration with the team led by Prof. Dr. Jan Kool at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. The product development builds on close cooperation with leading clinics and hospitals worldwide and is based on current results in medical research.Valedo is FDA listed medical device and was launched in November 2014.



Purpose

The Product is developed to support long term back health and back pain reduction in adults. While using the product and playing the games players get motivated to train at a daily basis and learn how to perform specially-designed therapeutic excercises.

Company & People

Hocoma is a global market leader for the development, manufacturing and marketing of robotic and sensorbased devices for functional movement therapy. The Swiss based medical technology company was founded in the year 1996 as a limited liability company by the electrical and biomedical engineers Gery Colombo and Matthias Jörg and by the economist Peter Hostettler. Hocoma develops innovative therapy solutions working closely with leading clinics and research centers.

Important Dates

Launched in November 2014

Ethical Issues

Health Risks

All Hocoma devices are medical devices and must be used in strict adherence to the User Manual. Failure to do so may result in serious personal injury.Valedo is marketed for home use and must be strictly used according to the reccomendations of medical provider who is knowledgeable about users specific needs.

Enhancement/Therapy/Treatment

Public & Media Impact and Presentation

Public Policy

Related Technologies, Projects or Scientific Research

References

  1. Shows if the device is a standalone wearable computer or if it needs to be connected to a processing unit to function.