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WaveForm: The sleek new Simpler Simon with free play

The latest in the suite of Simpler Simon games is

WaveForm

WaveForm: sleek new design and now with “FreePlay”

WaveForm is a sleek new design of the Simpler Simon game with large illuminated “arcade-style” buttons, the same great game play, a fully programmable volume control, and the addition of FreePlay.

WaveForm: new thinner style

Free Play was suggested by my recreologist friend who is using versions of the Simpler Simon with clients suffering from dementia and other cognitive challenges. Free Play allows users to play the five notes – arranged as the first 5 notes of the key of C major – to make up their own melodies. This play mode allows clients to make up tunes with the familiar notes of Doh, Ray, Me, Fah, Soh. It’s amazing how many tunes you can play with just these 5 notes!

WaveForm: game play with musical notes and bright illuminated buttons.

WaveForm is constructed from smooth white and black plastic and feels smooth and sleek to the touch. It is designed to sit comfortably on the client’s lap, and the wave-shape is styled on the increasing pitch of consecutive piano keys.

WaveForm: One of the Simpler Simon series from SENSE-i.ca

Enjoy!

 

Surround Sound: The latest edition to the Simpler Simon series

Introducing Surround Sound, the latest member of the Simpler Simon interactive games.

Surround Sound:Sporting bubble lines and large arcade-style illuminated buttons.

One of the comments from users of the original Simpler Simon was that the sound effects were not loud enough. In addition, those users who had some musical background, found the “circular” sound aspect of the game somewhat confusing. They were more used to the idea of keys and corresponding notes being presented in a linear fashion; much like a piano keyboard…

So, voila!

The Surround Sound offers a new look and feel, with large illuminated arcade-style buttons that can take a lot of pounding, and up to 4 watts of sound for those with the hardest of hearing. And, there is a simple-to-use volume control built in!

As my recreologist friend noted…

“The staff in my activity department tried the new and improved Simpler Simon…. The longer design allowed the device to rest on the lap comfortably.  The volunteers tried it too.  It is a hit!  “

All the great games of the Simpler Simon with a new look-and-feel – jumbo buttons and lots of volume for game-play sound effects.

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