Category: Interaction Design
Title: Journey to Recovery
Name/s: Claudia Buck, Randy Chen
Medium, Object: App
University/s: Zurich University of the Arts
Supervision: Dr Joëlle Bitton, Verena Ziegler
In sleep treatment aimed at improving sleep quality, children lose interest during the course of therapy. Every day they have to do tedious, repetitive tasks.
repetitive tasks. "Journey to Recovery is an app that helps children use the virtual reality device to fall asleep, and keeps them engaged through a fascinating and informative story.
fascinating and informative story.
In "Journey to Recovery", Claudia Buck and Randy Chen have addressed the issue of how children can be motivated and accompanied in sleep therapy through digital therapy enhancements.
therapy can be motivated and accompanied. The jury honoured the underlying process of this work, in which the various stakeholders and the target group themselves were involved in the development.
were involved in the development. The resulting artefact shows in a refreshing way that innovative technologies in the context of therapy for children can be a useful addition to existing therapy approaches.