What can Finnish game developers do besides develop games? Quite a lot, actually.
In 2013, a healthcare provider and regional development company in Eastern Finland teamed up with the company Nitro Games. The idea was to see whether games technology could be utilised in healthcare.
“The outcome was a Microsoft Kinect-based rehabilitation solution for stroke patients called The Glider,” says Henrik Jürgens, CEO of GoodLife Technology. “The conclusion was that the technology and concept worked well, but mainly due to a lack of scalability there were no business opportunities back then.”
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