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thank you very much for the introduction um i must say i feel a bit
out of place in this they filled with alone lenses and robot um
hope you dicks every two videos and i'm here to talk about
nursing or you know it's um so i hope you'll forgive me that i don't have
very cool three d. videos and stuff exodus they
already said we focus on creating simplicity creating
user experiences for nursing home yep it's um which is challenging
but on the other and uh if you look at the bright side of things from my perspective um you
will all at one time in the future be customers of mine so i'll just have to be patient
my first slide is um maybe a little unorthodox um
but it's a lake up in the mountains here and i went a running
there yesterday morning high rent to this um lake i run around it
it's a very beautiful lake and if you have your uh the object you should go there
the reason i'm showing you this picture because people use pictures to capture memories too
capture emotions and to share them with others i could simply tell you well there's a there's
a nice lake up in the mountains and you should go there and i'm showing you
how beautiful scenery as it might um promote you going there
and that's basically what activate for health is focusing on promoting people to be active
both physically i cognitively in search of their memories in search of emotions
but let's take a couple of steps back in time um because
the story of activate for health actually start my brother
who's the director of nursing on any notice that in these nursing only at the yeah the physiotherapy room with
um stationary bikes and some other physiotherapy equipment um where his inhabitants
bake in there and they get there we can exercise
and when they were sitting on their stationary bikes for fifteen twenty minutes what they saw was this
they were looking at the wall of blind wall now imagine you
doing your exercises at the phase a therapist looking at this
who would be motivated to come back next we can do the same exercises
no but so that was basically the starting point what we said what
um what we wanna do is we want to create an experience
for these um people that can't go outside anymore with
restrictions um but they still have to be physically
active and we wanna make sure that it's safe but it's also motivating and of phone environment
and we started developing it we soon discovered that there was really very important
things that we needed to take into account and the first thing is
it's all about user experience um usually when you think about um active and
healthy a gene this is the kind of images that you get
seventy year olds on bikes in the sunshine having a lot of
fun while in reality our audience is more like this
so when we started developing our technology we need to make sure that whether you
are a happy and active seventy year old are very frail in maybe
i'm very uncertain eighty five ninety to ninety are all suffering from dementia
but you still had a valuable user experience without being
stigma ties thing about restrictions that you might stuff
and then the second thing that we focused on was autonomy because as you grow older a lot of autonomous taken away from you
i'm in a nursing home you're told when to you what to what to wear what to do with your day um
and you lose a lot off your autonomy so in developing our technology we looked at
first thing is you decide what kind of physical activity you want to do
outside we have a stationary bike but it also works on the treadmill
on the rowing machine the cross trainer it's the user that the
sites which type of physical activity he or she wants to engage
or the second thing is we use google switch you images
and all the countries in blue are the ones covered um by pools a
database of search we may just end it offers them the opportunity
to go to places that they want to go maybe they were on holidays in new
york ten years ago and they just wanna visit new york again let's go there
most people want to go to the places where they grew up with a
work order when on holidays with their children with where their memories are
and that's what we offer them by using these books which religious and then the last
um aspect of autonomy is at each intersection you get these arrows saying what
this is the way you can go you can go back you can go for what it's up to you to decide where you want to go
and then the fact that we offer people full autonomy to go wherever they want
to visit the places which are important to them we've we trigger really
um the third important focus point and that's rim innocence reminiscence
is sharing personal stories with others and this is what we found
out was the key aspect of the technology that we develop
this is a picture that was sent to me a couple of months ago by one of our customers
and the lady in a wheelchair on the left um estimate and she's driving up move on to
and i asked them why does she want to drive up more want to well because her son was preparing
to go to move on to and she wanted to experience what it was like she'd never been there
and so by experiencing what more want to look like and what the c. remote
like she hoped that she could talk with your son about what he was
going uh to works and the second it's example of how um our technology helps people
um to remove their pet that they're past is this kind of setting in
nursing on for like thirty forty people i'm coming together we um connect our
tablet to a big screen and these people simply gotten virtuosity trip together
they deciding group when we want to go let's go to paris or let's go to the seaside
what you what you see is that you got this five six
people out of these thirty they're constantly talking congresses and
i used to go there and we used to go in that that that that that that and all the others
they're just sitting there enjoying the talks and that way
you're creating a social network people sharing memories that
if you want to talk to your mother or your grandmother depending on how old you are um
for two minutes as to what you did last week but if you want to
talk for two hours ask what you did twenty years ago there is
it's incredible the amount of detail and the stories that people have related
two episodes in their past five ten fifteen years ago and that's basically what we're focusing on
now obviously working with elderly people give there's a lot of challenges
they are intrinsically heterogeneous the physical and cognitive capacities of an eighty
five year old are tremendously different there's people that can
do anything themselves and they don't want to be bothered by being stigma ties will do it for you know
they have to do with themselves and this has been very frail but they don't want to be reminded of that
so being non stigma ties in in developing solutions that offer them a maximum
of autonomy very very important when you're working with our older people
you also have to keep in mind that i'm a different very different from all
the other examples that we've seen these are people that don't know tablets
they don't know how to swipe or how to how to see how
to set up a tab what i'm so even very simple modules
all put together can be very complex and confusing for them apart saying look i'm batteries almost done
it's for them uh i've broken the system it for them it's it's it's a frightfully event
so it's very very difficult for them to really develop a fine user experience and and also as
a company something that we are i'm facing with is that user experience is very very differently
if you're looking at the elderly and user versus the caregiver defeats the purpose for example and versus the buyer um
and simply because i thought this was a scientific i'm i'm a scientific or conference and i
wanted to add a couple of grass rather than just pictures of old ladies um
this is something which is called the to productivity curve and it's about how you
must add features in relation to productivity of tools and you have this optimal
set of features are where you have the optimal productivity off your to the problem that we're facing is
we don't have one curve we don't have people that we can train
to use the tools um we need to take into account
the incredible heterogeneity that's available in our test population
so it's very difficult for us to decide which of the tools which of the features are valuable
for the older the people and which ones uh well when we can do away with
so what we're trying to do at the moment i'm in these are our future development
it's really focusing how can we make things as simple
as possible there is no value in complexity
when you are working with older people because they cannot warren
to manage a complex system and basically what we're doing now is we're developing a kind of
a light version of what we do which is simply is a one quick solution
for older people but at the same time um we also want to
refine our unique selling proposition and look at other technologies because
um for example my grand my wife's grandfather is eighty seven
years old you had a tutor count before me
this fact very tech savvy um and you also want to give dan
challenges so we're constantly looking at this balance between keeping things very
simple but also i'm trying to motivate people to go a step further
and see how far we can push them to what's frustration
and just because i knew that this was with this with excited we're also looking
at um specifically with students some sandbox project how v. r. goggles for example
um can be valuable the only thing that we see um when we're working with the elderly
and v. r. goggles um is that on the one hand i'm just mixed emotions
there's already been some questions about motion sickness and stuff um and also um
it's kind of um has a negative effect on the social activity if your
wearing your virtual reality goggles your more it's more personalised experience well we
uh feel that the biggest added value is in opening everything up
projecting it on the big screen and having others um
looking into that are and enjoy joining in on the activity that you're doing
as a sadist i already told me um we were awarded a a price but european commission
for uh for this technology and because of because we want
this price we are currently um scaling up our international
um efforts so we are looking for business partners in and outside of switzerland
um so if you are interested um common ever talk with me
these are more my contact details and i'm also outside thank you very much
this e. book who um just pull that's really that's really well
was was you don't hear the two people proposes to keep the seventies still
thank you that was extremely interesting uh when if you
are partnering already lines are providing some evidence based
uh data about functions that are like these types of experiences and
from your technologies this were um in september th is due
to the starting looking at uh quantifying the target given
and physical health impact um we specifically do knots
um hum position ourselves asthmatic device yet
um because we don't we can't we focus on quality of life
not on improving else because the nursing home inhabitants there's very little
health gain to be made um and be primary focus is on improving quality of life and
actually um it it always sounds a little strange uh when
i tell it but i've seen multiple locations where um
older people being put back in the position where um house
where they use them if they actually start crying and
i make a little i make all women cry baby basically and that's i think that's a good thing
because it means that we trigger exactly what we want to achieve and that's the emotional
um the emotional value and that's what we focus on not on the medical impact
oh yeah and right but the quality of like can can be paired with space closer to do such is uh
dosage of medication to treat some of the most of the servers uh such as numbers of incidence of
whatever you want to the falling in terms of a complex with other resins
so i think there may be intermediates certain i it is allowed to do list
so we're we are so they are planning on doing more quote if
um scientific study uh on the impact off of our technology on the on the hell yes
great success
no clue 'cause joe

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Conference program

Mot d'introduction
Sébastien Mabillard, Coordinateur projets e-health, Fondation The Ark
8 June 2017 · 6:05 p.m.
Les Technologies Cognitives ou l'Homme Augmenté
Jérôme De Nomazy, IBM Suisse
8 June 2017 · 6:09 p.m.
Les Technologies Cognitives ou l'Homme Augmenté - Questions du public
Jérôme De Nomazy, IBM Suisse
8 June 2017 · 6:41 p.m.
Mot de bienvenue
Sébastien Mabillard, Coordinateur projets e-health, Fondation The Ark
9 June 2017 · 9:04 a.m.
Présentation de Swiss Digital Health
Frédéric Bagnoud, CimArk
9 June 2017 · 9:07 a.m.
Présentation des instituts de recherche HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Laurent Sciboz, Directeur des Instituts informatiques
9 June 2017 · 9:11 a.m.
Virtually Better: How Virtual Reality is Easing Pain, Calming Nerves and Improving Health the Drug-Free Way
Brennan Spiegel, Director of Health Services Research, Cedars-Sinai Health System
9 June 2017 · 9:21 a.m.
Augmented Reality-assisted surgery
Luc Soler, Directeur de la R&D et Professeur PAST, IRCAD, IHU
9 June 2017 · 11:22 a.m.
Réalité virtuelle dans le traitement des troubles mentaux
Eric Malbos, Psychiatre et spécialiste du traitement en réalité virtuelle, CHU Conception
9 June 2017 · 11:56 a.m.
La Simulation Numérique pour les Professionnels de Santé
Xavier Abadie, Directeur du Développement International, SimforHealth
9 June 2017 · 12:28 p.m.
AR for different medical use cases
Antoine Widmer, Professeur HES & co-fondateur d'Adventures Lab
9 June 2017 · 2:04 p.m.
Augmented reality for medical applications
Henrique Galvan Debarba, Chercheur senior, Fondation Artanim
9 June 2017 · 2:15 p.m.
Virtual reality solutions for stroke rehabilitation
Andrea Serino, Responsable de la recherche en neurosciences, Mindmaze
9 June 2017 · 2:34 p.m.
Virtual Reality combined with haptic robotics for rehabilitation
Aurélien Fauquex, Directeur Exécutif et co-fondateur, Lambda Health System
9 June 2017 · 2:48 p.m.
Creating a valuable user experience for nursing home inhabitants
Roel Smolders, Directeur Exécutif, Active84Health
9 June 2017 · 3:05 p.m.
TABLE RONDE : Quelle innovation pour la santé du futur en Suisse?
Eric Beer, Henning Müller, Pascal Detemmerman, Victor Fournier, Resp: Head of Customer Engagement e-Health (Swiss Post), Professeur en informatique médicale HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Directeur Exécutif SwissEnov, Chef du service de la santé publique du Canton du Valais
9 June 2017 · 3:20 p.m.

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