“I Ran Today, Did I Unlock an Achievement?”…


“Mobile game meets wearable. ” Razer Nabu, the exercise smartband/fitnessband manufacturer has teamed with internet service provider Tencent, to create a gamified fitness application that provides game-like rewards. Capitalizing on the idea that people who play games love to earn achievements, this partnership is touted as the first of its kind. The applications in healthcare, and especially in pediatrics, are obvious. Imagine rewarding a diabetes patient for taking their meds, having a good blood sugar reading, eating right, and/or exercising. Read more at World First Gamification Integration of Mobile Gaming and Wearable Technology.


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Dave Bove

Innovation Lover, Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist (poor one), Artist, Computer Geek, and Jolly (sometimes) Rancher...

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