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Multisensory technology previewed at USC public forum for Alzheimer’s and dementia

The USC Forum, “Memories of the Way We Were”, took place on June 22, 2013 at the Institute For Genetic Medicine Art Gallery, Keck School of Medicine, USC. Discussion topics included Alzheimer’s/dementia research and treatment, music therapy for Alzheimer’s/dementia patients, caregiver support, the effects of cross-generational interaction (seniors and preschool children), and new technological...

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Beta Testing – “Special Needs” and “Therapeutic” Initiated

BETA testing for Special Needs and Therapeutic applications began this April at the Alpha Resource Center in Santa Barbara, California, and at “At Home in Ojai”  and other locations. Our portable multisensory system is performing incredibly well. Alpha_SB is a multifaceted service center providing support and information for families of children with developmental disabilities...

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Portable Multisensory System Created

Portable Multisensory System Hits the Road With the recent completion of our first Portable Chair System, MultiSensory Systems is poised to take a quantum leap forward. This system allows for easy transport and assembly, making it possible to both BETA test and demonstrate the system at multiple locations. The chair and ottoman feature multichannel...

The Manual MINI: This variation of the aromaComposer Mini is distinguishes by its many unique and playful user contoller interface

Aromatherapy for “Special Needs” – Multisensory Integration

Over the last few years, individuals and organizations have inquired about using our aromaComposer systems to help “Special Needs” persons. There is a current movement to use multisensory stimulation with great benefits to special needs individuals. Thousands of “Multisensory Environments” (MSE’s) or Snoezelen Rooms (European term) have and continue to be created at facilities...

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US Zeitgeist ’10 – Google displays Multisensory Systems!

Zeitgeist 2010 – Post Show Notes! Just back, regrouping and re-assembling our multisensory systems in our Ojai studio following US Google Zeitgeist ’10 exhibition this week in Scottsdale, AZ.  The event took place on September 12-14, 2010 at the Montelucia Spa and Resort. This is  a twice-a-year event for Google; one conference in the...

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Aroma Journeys – Scent Music – Integrating Scent within Multisensory Media Experiences

MSS has taken a very different approach to integrating scent with media experiences. Aroma Journeys “Scent Music”: We have approached the scent layer within a multisensory experience as an abstract, emotional (even medicinal/pharmaceutical) composition, working much like a music composition does within a motion picture. The musical score does not literally have match a...

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AromaComposer – A Brief History

Inspiration In the early 1960′s, … my father took my brothers and myself to the Santa Monica Pier, where I experienced an expensive experimental arcade game machine called “Sensorama”, now acknowledged as one of the first virtual reality systems. I experienced true multisensory… a 3-D film, stereo sound, vibration, wind and different aromas in...