Prevent complaints with anti-RSI software
Sitting for a long time in the same position, making the same movements with your hands, can quickly lead to RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) complaints. Did you know that almost a third of all computer users suffer from RSI? The symptoms can vary from cold fingers, a numb feeling in the hand to severe pain and reduced strength. And all this while RSI can easily be prevented by regularly practicing short (micro) pauses.
Increase your productivity
Scheduling short exercise moments during the workday is vital for your health. Micro-breaks prevent small muscles and tendons from becoming overburdened, thereby ensuring a healthy blood circulation. Because they (micro-breaks) also stimulate the blood circulation in the brain, you will find that you can concentrate better and are ultimately even more productive
Positive and personal coaching with color signals
Especially when you're busy, the breaks often shoot in. That is why we have developed a pause tool that helps you remember to take a break in time. As you work, the light changes colour, just like a traffic light. When the light turns green, it means you are working in good health. Orange indicates that it is time for a short break and red indicates that you have worked too long. This gives you positive feedback about your pause behaviour.
Pause reminder via mouse and keyboard
Did you know that the keyboard and mouse can also remind you to take short (micro) breaks? Our patented R-Go Break mouse and the R-Go Split keyboard are equipped with an LED light. This light changes color during use, so you get a subtle signal at a glance when it’s time for a break.
Healthy break times
The R-Go Break software is customizable. For example, you can increase the pause frequency in case of pain or on the advice from your therapist.
The standard break times of the R-Go Break software are set according to the Dutch Health & Safety guidelines and on the advice of ergonomic experts: 30 seconds break after every 10 minutes of work, 5 minutes break after every hour with a daily limit of 6 hours of screen work.
The R-Go Break software also gives you the possibility to personalize your mouse. For example, you can use your mouse to increase or decrease the volume. You can also choose to select all text with one simple click instead of dragging it.
Insight into your work behavior
The R-Go Break software analyzes work behavior and makes it visible in a graph. This graph shows how intensively you use the mouse and keyboard and the relationship between them. For example, if you use your mouse intensively, you will be advised to make more use of the keyboard shortcuts.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- In which languages is the R-Go Break software available?
Currently the software is available in English, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Danish. Other languages will be added over time.
- Does the R-Go Break software work with Windows and Mac?
Yes, click the link on the top of the page to download the application. Windows users will get a download, Mac users will be redirected to the App Store page
- Does the R-Go Break software need an internet connection to work?
You need a working internet connection to download the R-Go Break software and to check for updates. An internet connection is not required to make use of all functionalities within the R-Go Break software.