The MSc student group project “WuppDi!” - Movement games for people with Parkinson’s disease ran from 2010-2011 and formed one of the earliest explorations of exergames / games for health in this space. It highlighted a need for adaptivity and the importance of involving the stakeholders at all stages of design, leading to numerous follow-up projects and publications. The project was awarded the with Hertie Foundation prize for Engagement and Self-Help 2012 and has also won a prize in the German national “365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas 2012” competition. With “WuppDi!” the Technologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik (TZI) of the University of Bremen is one of the three winners of the Hertie Prize for Engagement and Self-Help 2012.
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