Muntermacher – “Think and Move” Interface and Interaction Design of a Motion-Based Serious Game for the Generation Plus

  • Holger Graf
  • Christian Tamanini
  • Lukas Geissler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6766)


This paper presents a holistic approach to design a media system based on a new user interface and interaction device aimed to motivate seniors of the generation plus enhancing their daily physical activity. As a result of the newly designed game, the senior finds himself within a colorful world of a game in which he interacts with small lively figures using a newly designed interaction device accounting for physical activity. The combination of both design elements, lead to a gameplay that provides adequate mechanism for cognitive and physical activity, challenging representatives of the generation plus to exercise more.


Game ICT based inclusion Generation Plus Interaction Device 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Graf
    • 1
  • Christian Tamanini
    • 1
  • Lukas Geissler
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGDDarmstadtGermany

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