SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today launched its Beamz Therapy Bundle which features the newly published Beamz Therapy Guide, created in partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University. This product is targeted for therapists serving broad client populations in a variety of settings including pediatric & child services, geriatric & long-term care facilities, disability day care programs & camps, behavioral health programs and home-care therapy services. For a sample view of the guide go to: www.thebeamz.com/btg/sample.
This new therapy package features the Beamz Professional Edition Laser Controller and cross-platform player software with 50 songs and an activity guide for educators, therapists and professionals, Beamz Studio software for editing and creating interactive songs, a soft case and the Beamz Therapy Guide, which features 15 protocols and measurement tools plus 30 additional Beamz songs paired to use with the protocols (MSRP $499.95). The Beamz Therapy Guide is available for purchase separately for $149.95.
"Research indicates that music promotes creativity, imagination and learning," said Beamz VP of Marketing and Product Management Al Ingallinera. "Through our collaboration with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University, we have connected interactive music with tools that can facilitate positive health outcomes. Music now extends beyond listening to also provide a powerful tool for motivation, movement and therapy. Our new Beamz Therapy Bundle provides therapists with an innovative tool that can be used with broad client populations. We are excited to continue pursuing and creating additional collections of protocols and guides to serve other professionals in healthcare, especially those providing services to seniors."
The Beamz Therapy Guide
The Beamz Therapy Guide authors include Rhonda Nelson, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University, and Aurora Crew, CTRS, Director of Therapeutic Recreation at Waverly Heights, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Gladwyne, PA. The Guide was created with input from 30 therapists who work in a variety of settings with diverse client populations. These therapists provided feedback on the protocols after implementing them with clients at their facilities. They recognized the interactive music opportunities facilitated through the Beamz addressed a broad range of goals for a diverse set of clients. In addition to protocols, the Beamz Therapy Guide provides a number of useful tools including: Potential Goals and Outcomes, Suggested Measurements Tools, Session Forms, a Song Index to identify music selections based on client preferences, and the Interactive Music Glossary with definitions of song types.
"The Beamz Therapy Protocols were designed to assist therapists in structuring interactions and activities to address diverse goals and outcomes," said Dr. Rhonda Nelson. "Since individuals across the lifespan respond positively to music, many therapists are interested in incorporating music into their treatment sessions. The Beamz Therapy Bundle provides necessary tools to assist therapists in implementing sessions to maximize therapeutic outcomes in areas such as cognition, physical functioning and social/emotional expression."
For more information about the Beamz Therapy Guide and Beamz use in therapy and rehabilitation services, visit www.thebeamz.com/btg.
About Beamz Interactive, Inc.
Based in Scottsdale, AZ, Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC) develops innovative, interactive laser controller technology used in a wide variety of music, education, healthcare and consumer applications. The Beamz enables music educators and therapists to meet developmental objectives in classrooms and therapeutic settings. This state-of-the-art music technology brings music to everyone by simply allowing users to access hundreds of sounds, instruments, vocals and music clips at one's fingertips. Beamz allows people that have no musical background or training to play and enjoy music within minutes, yet it has the depth to enable accomplished artists and musicians to perform, compose and create highly sophisticated interactive music. The Beamz product line includes a laser controller with four laser beams, and free iOS and Android mobile apps, a product line focused on education, therapy and healthcare as well as consumers. In addition, the company features an extensive library of interactive songs to play on all platforms. Beamz Interactive's technology holds multiple patents, patents pending and trade secrets covering interactive music, software, laser-based controllers, mobile applications and related designs and devices. For more information on Beamz, please visit: www.thebeamz.com.
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