Since 2015 we have been collaborating with leading pediatric healthcare institutions and researchers to test various applications of advanced gameplay for clinical effect in providing non-pharmacological stress relief in children using immersive media.
Our PDT product combines all the most effective positive distraction techniques with an innovative approach to adaptive gameplay that adjusts to an individual’s response.
Gentle exposure by creating virtual non-threatening environments utilizing 360 video and CGI.
We are designing in a way that allows any child to get the most out of a game experience by using AI as a tool to find the best learning/play style of each child.
Shaftesbury Technology improves quality of life for children around the world with innovative technologies that teach, heal and transform.
Through our network of technology leaders and healthcare professionals we combine adaptive AI and human-centered design to create immersive experiences that empower children to be the hero of their own story.
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WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING
SHN phase II trials 120 children age 8-15
“Thought the game was amazing as a distraction. The game was a great opportunity to ease child’s tension and captivate him.”
“Very good program, instead of just sitting there and thinking about surgery, child gets to play game and be distracted instead. I think this game improved his perception of surgery”
“Family thought the game was distracting and was able to take child’s mind off the surgery. Parents felt more comfortable seeing their child comfortable.”
Intent counts more than technique and we have always believed that our principal obligation is to outcomes.