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RHYME at EHiN 2016 conference

RHYME participated and contributed in several ways at this year’s EHiN conference. The conference, with the title “Shaping the future of health”,  was arranged in the Spectrum hall in Oslo, from 14th to 16th November 2016. The EHiN conference is … Continue reading

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The “Vitalising Welfare Technology” course has started

Today, 12th October, the master course “Vitalising Welfare Technology” started with an extensive workshop with residents, caregivers, family, experts and designers at Sagenehjemmet. The workshop was a great success and the groups created over 40 ideas for new concepts of welfare … Continue reading

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Polly World exhibition at Kunst og Designhall in Oslo

At 18.00 on Tuesday April 14th is the opening of the first public exhibition of Polly World at Kunst og Designhall HiOA (old Art Academy in St. Olavgate 32).  Polly World will also be open for visitors from 16.00 to … Continue reading

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Testing Polly Compose App

Rhyme’s design and development team is currently doing the last tests of the Polly Compose APP before the user studies with the families. In the Polly Compose APP the user can interact with the Interactive things at home, Polly Planet, … Continue reading

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Polly World on Vimeo

We have created a little video about the physical interaction i Polly World (not the social screen based App interaction). The video is shot by Alexandre Chapell and edited by Mariko Rhode and Birgitta Cappelen. Thanks to Sara, Anders and … Continue reading

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RHYME with 2 Keynotes at the Nordic Snoezelen Conference

RHYME contributed with two keynote lectures at the 10th Nordic Snoezelen Conference 2014 in Helsingør. The two lectures were Birgitta Cappelen’s Designing Next Generation Interactive MSE and Anders-Petter Andersson’s lecture Music in RHYME. In Birgitta’s lecture she argued based on a … Continue reading

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Pilot test of Polly World

After a long and very demanding design and development period of the 4th generation of the Co-creative Tangibles, named Polly World, we have conducted a first pilot study. Polly World is an attempt to answer all the demands, suggestions  and wishes … Continue reading

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Developing 4th generation, distributed and social media

Currently we are working intensively with the development of the 4th generation of Co-creative Tangibles. The 4th generation of Co-creative Tangibles are in the project plan defined as “distributed and social media”.  In the RHYME project this means that the users … Continue reading

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4th Generation Hardware under development

During the RHYME project so far we have developed a number of hardware platforms. This has been necessary because existing platforms (smartphone, Arduino e.g.)  do not directly offer the functionality and combinations we need, regarding diverse sensors and actuators such as light and speakers. It … Continue reading

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RHYME at Innovation camp – sound and light in health care

14. May 2013 members of  RHYME development team participated in an Innovation camp about innovative sound and lighting technologies in health institutions to gain new perspectives, user-insights and a wider network within the field. The Innovation camp was arranged by Innovation network … Continue reading

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