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FIO / Fun Physiotherapy


Fio is a physiotherapy tracker that uses sonification to translate movement into sounds. With music and light, it gives users immediate feedback to motivate and track their exercise routines. Fio encourages patients to comply with prescribed exercises. By using EMG sensors, Fio can instantly detect the electric potential generated by muscle cells and translate them into sound. In summary, Fıo makes exercises more fun, remind the patients to do them, and give instant feedback on whether or not the patients are doing them correctly.


Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Mehmet Mehmetalioglu,
Umeå Institute of Design

Tillmann Schrempf,
Umeå Institute of Design

Nancy Tsai,
Umeå Institute of Design