LSR July Meetup (Gaming to Gamification) Presenter: Simon Bennett (roll7)
Simon Bennett is a Social Entrepreneur based in London, England. Over the past 10 years, he has started and grown three businesses within the youth, education and multimedia spaces. His current focus is on roll7, a Serious Games Developer and Digital Agency based in London and Coventry.
This September, roll7 (in partnership with Neurocog) will launch ‘Focus Pocus’ a groundbreaking serious game for children with ADHD – the world’s first research based application using Neurosky, a consumer BCI device developed in the US. The game uses gamification in ways never seen before in mental health applications.
Simon is passionate about games and their ability to engage young people, roll7 are currently working on a number of exciting digital projects from an HQ in New Cross, as well as a forthcoming R&D centre in Singapore in partnership with the SGI (Serious Games Institute).
Focus Pocus Screenshots
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