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  • Semi-Finalist: Tolooba
  • Country: Netherlands
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Tolooba is a VR based software solution for bringing back precious memories to people suffering dementia.

Tolooba is a non-medical solution that unlocks forgotten memories to engage people back into social life. Tolooba generates the exact picture that brings people suffering dementia back to places they recognise from before they were 27 years old. It is displayed in a Virtual Reality surrounding.

Our solution (algorithm) is able find the right pictures, based on minimal input, that leads to a trigger of the precious memory. With only four questions (year of birth, hometown, work or hobbies) answered, the solution is able to find recognisable places based on personal data. Tolooba is executable in three clicks and within two minutes by a nurse or caretaker.

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    Elizabeth Mestheneos

    Can we ask if this prize is likely to be on offer next year? We are not yet ready fo make an application.

    • Hi Elizabeth. The AAL challenge prize takes place every two years. The decision on the third edition will be taken in November this year.

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