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Session Name: 3D Hope: Designing Games to Teach Kids to Use Prosthetic Arms (Presented by UCF SVAD/Limbitless Games)
Speaker(s): Peter Smith, Matt Dombrowski, Ryan Buyssens, Dominique Corbin, Albert Manero
Company Name(s): SVAD UCF / Limbitless, SVAD UCF / Limbitless, SVAD UCF / Limbitless, Limbitless, Limbitless
Track / Format: Design
Overview: Limbitless Solutions is a non-profit organization housed in the University of Central Florida. Their mission is to provide expressive prosthetic arms to children. This session will explain the process of designing and building expressive 3D printed arms, delivering them to children, and creating a training game that teaches them how to use the arm. The presentation will show behind the scenes of all aspects of the project including some preliminary data on the effectiveness of the games. The presentation will also give insight on the impact of these arms and the games on the children receiving them.

GDC 2018

Peter Smith

SVAD UCF / Limbitless

Matt Dombrowski

SVAD UCF / Limbitless

Ryan Buyssens

SVAD UCF / Limbitless

Dominique Corbin

Limbitless

Albert Manero

Limbitless

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