HopeLab (the makers of the serious game, Re-Mission), are getting into children’s excergames. Enter Zamzee–a rewards program to encourage physical activity. The concept is as follows: you wear a Zamzee meter that records your activity. You then upload the information to Zamzee and convert your activity to online currency you can spend in an online store. Interestingly, HopeLab, a non-profit, is spinning this device off into a new commercial enterprise.
Zamzee launches in 2011. A great idea…now we need Zamzee for adults!
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