Sacramento, California and Armonk, New York — LeadingAgeCA, California’s leading advocate for quality, non-profit senior living and care announces that Obie For Seniors by EyeClick is the winner of the 2021 Innovation Showcase competition People’s Choice award. Unveiled during LeadingAge California’s virtual conference, this year’s Innovation Showcase highlighted an impressive variety of innovative solutions to help enhance the quality of life in housing, care, and services for older adults. Obie For Seniors was recognized as the most popular solution amongst the conference attendees.
Obie For Seniors, is an award-winning interactive projection product specially designed for senior citizens. Obie helps to enhance the conditions of senior housing facilities with specially designed interactive games that provide residents with engagement, fun, and encourages increased mobility. Obie’s interactive projector can turn the floor, wall, or tabletop into a fully-interactive surface for multiple users. The device uses sensors to identify movements such as tapping or touching and offers more than 100 games, with a suite of 30 games adapted with different modes and levels which can support people with vast needs such as movement, cognition and social interaction.
Obie For Seniors is installed in senior care centers globally and has yielded extremely promising feedback from staff in terms of the perceived effects on residents. 94% of senior care staff report that residents experience a positive increase in well-being after engaging with Obie's interactive games. In addition to the data, facilities who have installed Obie inside their senior home tell us that Obie makes their residents smile again and gives them something to look forward to. Obie gives senior residents a reason to want to leave their rooms and engage, providing an important solution to getting residents more motivated and involved.
Trusted by leading senior care operators around the world and built exclusively for the seniors housing and care sector, Obie For Seniors recently unveiled a brand new advanced data analytics system that is built directly into the Obie device. EyeClick’s proprietary data analytics system gives Obie the ability to analyze user’s activity and provide meaningful treatment data for the following categories: range of motion, overall activity level, memory, and distractions & play errors. This new system will give care staff valuable information enabling them to create positive changes when caring for their residents.
Obie For Seniors was created in collaboration with a highly-skilled team, including Dr. Michal Herz and Professor Elkhonon Goldberg. Dr Herz holds a doctorate in Aging and Psychology with over 20 years in the field of aging. Dr. Herz used her extensive experience working with the seniors in various contexts such as NGOs, care-giving and academic settings, and the
World Health organization (WHO) to ensure that Obie For Seniors meets the needs of seniors, their families, and care staff. Dr. Herz was recently appointed as a Training Accreditation Reviewer at Alzheimer's Disease International, the umbrella organization of more than 100 Alzheimer's associations around the world. Professor Goldberg is a clinical neuropsychologist, cognitive neuroscientist, and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology at NYU School of Medicine. He is a Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology and a critically acclaimed and bestselling author.
EyeClick is a world leader in interactive technology for over a decade and the creator of Obie For Seniors, an interactive projection product specialty designed for senior citizens. Obie helps to enhance the conditions of senior housing facilities, hospitals, and clinics with specially designed interactive games that provide residents with engagement, fun, and encourages increased mobility. Obie’s interactive projector can turn the floor, wall, or tabletop into a fully-interactive surface for multiple users. The device uses sensors to identify movements such as tapping, touching, or waving and offers more than 100 research-based games designed to help seniors with physical exercise or cognitive skills. 94% of senior care staff report that residents experience a positive increase in well-being after engaging with Obie's interactive games. EyeClick's interactive projection systems are installed in over 80 countries with about 10,000 installations with 10 million to 15 million active users on a monthly basis.
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