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The Intendu Brain Trainer console includes a 3D camera that has computational power and can be connected to a TV or screen (using HDMI cable) plus software license that includes multiple motion-based adaptive video games for cognitive training.

– Someone with cognitive impairment or cognitive decline. It could be as a result of any of the following medical conditions: traumatic brain injury, stroke, age related cognitive decline (MCI, Dementia, including Alzheimer’s), neurological or mental disease.
– Age 13 and above
– Has at least one functional handarm
– Being able to walk sideways or to tilt trunk from side to side
– Being able to understand written or verbal instructions

  • The software provides a fun and engaging way to training your cognitive skills at the comfort of your home. The following are its unique features.
  • The brain training includes physical activity and interaction within real-life complex environments to enhance transfer to real-life.
  • Dynamic adaptation of training based on patient’s performance and real-time bio-feedback to maximize cognitive stimulation and enhance usability by cognitively impaired patients.
  • Physical challenge during cognitive training to enhance brain plasticity processes Training in multiple settings to enhance generalization to new environments. Engaging training to enhance motivation and plasticity.

The Intendu Platform was developed for cognitive training. Doing physical activity during cognitive training has been proven to enhance brain plasticity. Since the software combines motor activity it can positively affect motor function as well.

Of course! You can play the games using only one arm. You can also use the platform in order to practice the use of your weaker arm (following consultation with your therapist).

Of course! The game is designed to fit both walking and seating modes.

If you have a history of color blindness, please consult your physician or therapist before using the Platform. Your color perception can affect your ability to follow and participate in the Platform’s training games.

Impairments in memory can result from various causes, such as deficits in working memory and memory span, deficits in spatial memory, or attention. Different games in the Intendu platform focus on these various dimensions of memory such as the “Memory – List game” or the “Working Memory” games. Most of the other Intendu games also involve the use of attention and memory in addition to the main function they target, such as the “Planning” and “Initiation and Persistence” games.

The Intendu Functional Brain Trainer targets multiple cognitive functions and skills including behavioral control, initiation, response inhibition, shifting, planning, decision making, attention, and working memory. Training of additional cognitive skills will be added In the future.

At the moment the Intendu platform includes 15 games. More games are added all the time.
New game upgrades are included in all subscriptions and are automatically downloaded every month at no additional cost.

No. Each game is named after the main function it targets, however, each game involves the use of several different functions (5.12 manual guide)

any medical, physical or mental condition, as well as any other issue that affects your ability to safely perform physical activities as suggested by the Platform’s training games; (ii) heart or respiratory condition; (iii) high blood pressure; (iv) vertigo or epilepsy; (v) any back, joint or other orthopedic condition; (vi) pregnancy; (vii) blindness; (viii) if you have been instructed to abstain from physical activity; (ix) if you encounter any difficulties with physical exercise; or (x) any other medical, physical or mental condition which is considered inappropriate by your therapist or your medical physician.

The Intendu platform is a software and not a medical device. For this reason FDA clearance is not required.

The Intendu Brain Trainer is being used worldwide by both individuals who are playing with it at their homes, and by multiple rehabilitation centers and hospitals, utilizing the Intendu solution for cognitive rehabilitation of their clients.

The Platform is designed for patients aged 13 years or older. If you are under 13 years of age please do not use the Platform. If you are between the 13 and 18 years of age, then you must review these operating instructions with your therapist, parent or guardian before using the Platform, to make sure that you and your therapist, parent or guardian understand these operating instructions and agree to them. A PATIENT’S THERAPIST, PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST DETERMINE WHETHER A PATIENT IS PHYSICALLY CAPABLE OF USING THE PLATFORM

The Intendu Solution is currently available in English. However, aside from the instructions, most games don’t involve the use of a language. In the future, the possibility to use other languages will be added to the software.

According to our research and experience, we recommend a minimum of 15 minutes per session.

According to our research and experience, we recommend a minimum of 3 sessions a week.

Home usage

The Intendu Brain Trainer console includes a 3D camera that has computational power and can be connected to a TV or screen (using HDMI cable) plus software license that includes multiple motion-based adaptive video games for cognitive training.

According to our research and experience, we recommend a minimum of 15 minutes per session.

According to our research and experience, we recommend a minimum of 3 sessions a week.

Research and more

The Intendu Brain Trainer is being used worldwide by both individuals who are playing with it at their homes, and by multiple rehabilitation centers and hospitals, utilizing the Intendu solution for cognitive rehabilitation of their clients.

The Platform is designed for patients aged 13 years or older. If you are under 13 years of age please do not use the Platform. If you are between the 13 and 18 years of age, then you must review these operating instructions with your therapist, parent or guardian before using the Platform, to make sure that you and your therapist, parent or guardian understand these operating instructions and agree to them. A PATIENT’S THERAPIST, PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST DETERMINE WHETHER A PATIENT IS PHYSICALLY CAPABLE OF USING THE PLATFORM

The Intendu Solution is currently available in English. However, aside from the instructions, most games don’t involve the use of a language. In the future, the possibility to use other languages will be added to the software.

 

Safety

The games are absolutely safe if you do not suffer from any of these conditions: (i) any medical, physical or mental condition, as well as any other issue that affects your ability to safely perform physical activities as suggested by the Platform’s training games; (ii) heart or respiratory condition; (iii) high blood pressure; (iv) vertigo or epilepsy; (v) any back, joint or other orthopedic condition; (vi) pregnancy; (vii) blindness; (viii) if you have been instructed to abstain from physical activity; (ix) if you encounter any difficulties with physical exercise; or (x) any other medical, physical or mental condition which is considered inappropriate by your therapist or your medical physician.

The Intendu platform is a software and not a medical device. For this reason FDA clearance is not required.

Usability

– Someone with cognitive impairment or cognitive decline. It could be as a result of any of the following medical conditions: traumatic brain injury, stroke, age related cognitive decline (MCI, Dementia, including Alzheimer’s), neurological or mental disease.
– Age 13 and above
– Has at least one functional handarm
– Being able to walk sideways or to tilt trunk from side to side
– Being able to understand written or verbal instructions

  • The software provides a fun and engaging way to training your cognitive skills at the comfort of your home. The following are its unique features.
  • The brain training includes physical activity and interaction within real-life complex environments to enhance transfer to real-life.
  • Dynamic adaptation of training based on patient’s performance and real-time bio-feedback to maximize cognitive stimulation and enhance usability by cognitively impaired patients.
  • Physical challenge during cognitive training to enhance brain plasticity processes Training in multiple settings to enhance generalization to new environments. Engaging training to enhance motivation and plasticity.

The Intendu Platform was developed for cognitive training. Doing physical activity during cognitive training has been proven to enhance brain plasticity. Since the software combines motor activity it can positively affect motor function as well.

Of course! You can play the games using only one arm. You can also use the platform in order to practice the use of your weaker arm (following consultation with your therapist).

Of course! The game is designed to fit both walking and seating modes.

The Intendu platform doesn’t include any verbal components besides the planning and the memory games which use lists with pictures next to words.
Currently, we don’t have games training for impairments that are results of aphasia, but we will have in the future.

If you have a history of color blindness, please consult your physician or therapist before using the Platform. Your color perception can affect your ability to follow and participate in the Platform’s training games.

Impairments in memory can result from various causes, such as deficits in working memory and memory span, deficits in spatial memory, or attention. Different games in the Intendu platform focus on these various dimensions of memory such as the “Memory – List game” or the “Working Memory” games. Most of the other Intendu games also involve the use of attention and memory in addition to the main function they target, such as the “Planning” and “Initiation and Persistence” games.

The Intendu Functional Brain Trainer targets multiple cognitive functions and skills including behavioral control, initiation, response inhibition, shifting, planning, decision making, attention, and working memory. Training of additional cognitive skills will be added In the future.

At the moment the Intendu platform includes 15 games. More games are added all the time.
New game upgrades are included in all subscriptions and are automatically downloaded every month at no additional cost.

The games don’t rely on levels as they adapt to each player individually, according to several performance measures such as speed and success rate.

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