Fully Immersive Virtual Reality

Voxel Bay is the first Mixed-Reality platform built by doctors and kids (at heart) for pain and anxiety relief in clinics large and small. It's a fully-immersive virtual and augmented reality ecosystem that was built from the ground up at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and brought to you by LittleSeed. It’s primary aim: engage patients with an absolutely amazing experience inside, and outside, of the clinic. Voxel Bay facilitates distraction through engagement in a completely novel and challenging and fun environment, and brings genuine joy and laughter to the hospital. Voxel Bay is a vital first step toward to redefining the patient experience during procedures for kids of all ages.

Voxel Bay’s success is built on three pillars : targeted games and experiences which provide unique and fun interaction, a custom headset specifically designed for clinical pediatric use, and a suite of tools which puts the caregiver in control of the environments and activities. The platform is currently involved in a clinical trial at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Contact us any time to find out how you can use this magic in your clinic or hospital to transform your patient experiences.

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SXSW

Voxel Bay was recognized as 1 of the top 5 finalists in the area of Health, Med and Biotech, at the internationally recognized SXSW Festival, a very prestigious honor. SXSW is calling these finalist projects the connected world’s best and most forward-thinking.

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In Action

In The Press


  1. CSL BehringNobody Likes Needles
  2. Computer Weeklyhttp://www.computerweekly.com/news/450420185/Virtual-reality-as-a-healthcare-tool
  3. The Columbus Dispatchhttp://www.dispatch.com/news/20170521/virtual-reality-game-helps-young-hemophilia-patients-endure-prickly-treatments
  4. The Courierhttp://thecourier.com/life-news/2017/06/08/virtual-reality-helps-patients-sail-through-procedures/
  5. Haptic.al:  https://haptic.al/needle-phobia-virtual-reality-8d501c59ea42#.8y1oiswt1
  6. Nationwide Children’s NewsroomPediatric Clinic Tests Virtual Reality for Hemophilia Patients during Procedures – 10/6/16
  7. Science DailyVirtual reality games make infusions easier on young patients – 10/5/16
  8. 700 Children’s BlogVirtual Reality: Using Technology in Medical Treatment – 9/28/16
  9. National Hemophilia FoundationVirtual Reality Game Eases Infusion Process in Children 11/7/16
  10. All Sides with Ann Fisher Interview“Wellness Wednesday: Virtual Reality, Exercise Inclusion and Mental Health Clubhouses” – 10/26/16
  11. CBSVirtual Reality Takes The Pain And Anxiety Out Of Needle Pricks For Parents And Kids – 10/25/16
  12. VRScoutThis Hospital is Using VR to Make Shots Easier For Kids – 10/19/16
  13. Hemophilia News TodayVirtual Reality Game Helping Young Hemophilia Patients Ignore Painful Treatments – 10/12/16
  14. MedgadgetImmersive Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Kids With Hemophilia Get Through Infusions – 10/6/16
  15. OSU College of Arts and Sciences Article:  “Voxel Bay: ACCAD Students Partner with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Create Virtual Reality Game to Comfort Young Patients” – 10/6/16
  16. News Medical: New virtual reality games create better patient-experience for kids during infusions
  17. OrthoFeedNew virtual reality games create better patient-experience for kids during infusions
  18. VR Scout: New Virtual Reality Games Make Infusions Easier On Young Patients
  19. Realidad Virtual aplicada a la medicina: http://www.voanoticias.com/a/realidad-virtual-medicina/3774045.html

Publications

  1. Dunn A, Patterson J, Biega CF, Grishchenko A, Luna J, Stanek JR, Strouse R A Novel Clinician-Orchestrated Virtual Reality Platform for Distraction During Pediatric Intravenous Procedures in Children With Hemophilia: Randomized Controlled Trial JMIR Serious Games 2019;7(1):e10902 URL: https://games.jmir.org/2019/1/e10902 DOI: 10.2196/10902 PMID: 30626567
  2. Alice Grinshencko, John Luna, Jeremy Patterson – Voxel Bay Virtual Reality for Pediatric Pain Management SIGGRAPH 2016  7/28/16
  3. PediatricsNationwide.org – Changing the Game: Virtual Reality Distracts From Pain, Transforming the Patient Experience – 10/14/16
  4. 2015 Research Retreat: “Virtual Reality as Distraction Techniques : Designing and Creating Interactive Virtual Reality Games for Use as Distraction Techniques in a Pediatric Patient Population” Alice Grishchenko, John Luna, Robert Strouse, Jeremy Patterson, Amy Dunn, MD