Magic Mirror – What Is It?

Stunning interactive scenes

Uncover a world of imagination, inclusive learning and exploration with the striking, app-based interactive wall projection system Magic Mirror.

Participants will find themselves transported into stunning interactive scenes, where they will appear as avatars or see themselves as though they are looking into a mirror!

Imagine seeing yourself immersed in a jungle scene and being able to interact with the wildlife that surrounds you?

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Super accessible

Magic Mirror has configurable input settings enabling multiple participants to interact together using gestures, eyes, switches, speech, sound and touch at the same time. This offers unparalleled levels of accessibility.

Apps provide a rich and varied array of enjoyable therapeutic and educational experiences delivered in the form of tasks, games, sensory effects and more. Content can be changed and selected using the Magic Mirror control app for iOS’s and Android devices.


Environmental control

Magic Mirror brings exploration and game play into physical world by allowing users to control lighting, multi-sensory equipment and more.

These multi-dimensional applications offer a deeper level of immersion and enhance the tangibility of each experience.


Why Magic Mirror?

    • 100s of apps available
    • Apps for learning, therapy and play
    • Make your own apps
    • Stimulate and engage participants
    • Supports the curriculum
    • Environmental control
    • Responds to gesture, eyes, switch, speech, sound and touch

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Who is it for?

Magic Mirror can be used in a therapeutic or educational context in special educational needs (SEN) settings. Teachers use Magic Mirror to support many areas of the curriculum, including numeracy and literacy. Magic Mirror has a broad selection of apps ensuring suitability for users of all levels.

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In a therapeutic context Magic Mirror is the perfect companion system for Sensory Integration. Facilitators can use the existing content to engage pupils in movement based activities and game play.

Make your own apps!

The range of engaging content available on the Magic Mirror App Store, means that whether you are looking to build an understanding of cause and effect, develop communication and social skills or enable students to access the curriculum in a more inclusive way – the Magic Mirror has it all!

Facilitators and pupils can also create their own apps in seconds with our easy app maker.

  • Cause & Effect
  • Sequencing
  • Curriculum content
  • Communication
  • Physiotherapy
  • Accessible for all levels
  • Responsive to gesture, eyes, switch, speech, sound and touch
  • Environmental control
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Quality Components

Magic Mirror features a powerful multimedia gaming PC, 3D depth sensor, 16:10 vibrant ultra-short throw projector and sound system .

Access Options

Magic Mirror apps can be interacted with by motion, eyes, switches, speech, sound and touch providing a truly inclusive platform suitable for users of all abilities. Supports all Tobii Eye tracking devices.


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Amazing Content

Magic Mirror is supplied with +100 stunning apps conveniently grouped into easily navigable categories. When you install new apps they will automatically appear in the corresponding category as indicated on the app tags on the Magic Mirror App Store.


Magic Mirror software is built on the latest technology to provide unparalleled ease of use. See Software tab for details.

App Store

Magic Mirror has a rapidly growing selection of outstanding content readily available via the Magic Mirror app store.


Magic Mirror software has been designed with simplicity in mind; making it easy for people to work with in any setting. The PC runs the main Magic Mirror server application and you control things with Magic Mirror’s companion iOS and Android apps. You can also control volume and even shutdown the system and turn off the projector using the control apps.

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Selecting Magic Mirror Apps is as simple as clicking on an icon! Want to make an App? Just follow the step through wizard! Want to make a collection or playlist? Simply drag and drop the apps. Everyone can do it! It really is this straightforward!

App Builder:

Make Apps using Our super easy app creator wizard


Group apps into your own custom collections

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Media Library:

Over 5000 royalty free media assets for you to use when building your own apps. There is something for everything

Playlists & Schedules:

Create playlists and have Magic Mirror play them to schedules you set


Home screen shows all of your favourite apps so you can run them easily without navigating

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Apps are categorised into easily navigable search criteria. Advanced filtering options allow users to browse apps by education level, therapeutic discipline, user type and age range

App Store

When you acquire a Magic Mirror you become part of a global family of users.

The online App Store is the gateway to the community where you can acquire new activities, share activities you have created and build new activities using the online activity builder software.


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Apps for everything!

To further enhance customer experience, Magic Mirror has its very own app store. Here users can acquire new apps and browse the +1000 apps that are currently available.

How to get new apps

Login to the Magic Mirror app store account and search apps you would like to purchase, then checkout online or request a quote to pay by Purchase Order. You can pre-load your account with Magic Mirror credits too!

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Investment in Content

We invest heavily in app content for Magic Mirror and employ in-house app developers and designers who spend all of their time creatingnew apps for Magic Mirror. Rest assured that when you buy into Magic Mirror you are buying into a well-supported system with new resources being added on a daily basis.

Sharing Platform

It is possible to freely share apps that you have created with other Magic Mirror users all over the world. Simply upload your app to our server direct from your Magic Mirror software and we will review and publish the app as freely distributed content to all other Magic Mirror users.

Your chance to win!

Refer our products, such as Magic Mirror to a friend via the App Store for your chance to win a Sensory Room!

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Magic Mirror in a mainstream setting helps to bring the curriculum to life, opening up a new world of kinaesthetic and movement based learning.

Magic Mirror combines exploration and coordinated movement to allow pupils to engage with learning content in new, active ways.

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The levels of engagement and personalisation that can be achieved with Magic Mirror helps to create a technology-rich learning environment that features stimulating, game-based immersive learning applications.

Personalised learning activities based on individual education programme goals can be easily tailored by the teacher, helping to boost pupils’motivation and increase achievement levels.

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Teachers say Magic Mirror is great for:

  • Harnessing attention
  • Making learning fun
  • Promoting collaboration
  • Self-directed learning
  • Reinforcing learning objectives
  • Rewarding pupils
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- Kathryn – Charlton Park

Content is key!

Magic Mirror is supported by its own App Store, an online community where teachers can browse and download 100s of apps. Whether you are teaching English, History, Science or Maths - there is something for everyone!

Teachers can also create their own apps and share this content with other schools – ensuring a growing pool of valuable content is available for teachers to build their lesson plans around. The resources are ever-growing!

What makes Magic Mirror so popular in the classroom?

  • 100s of apps available
  • Easy app builder
  • Inclusive learning format
  • Immediate feedback, helping to retain pupil engagement and cut down on teacher’s time spent marking!
  • Gets children up on their feet and moving
  • Engages pupils to such a degree that teachers can stand back, observe and direct pupils’ learning and shape lines of enquiry and understanding
  • Appeals to kinaesthetic, visual and auditory learners
  • Children work together to select the right answers and discuss the topics being presented, helping to build speaking and listening skills, as well as problem solving, reasoning and group work
  • Accessible – allows pupils of different levels to participate on equal terms
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Did you know that Magic Carpet and Magic Mirror are the only Interactive Projection systems to have made it on to the NHS Procurement Framework?

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Medical Practitioners praise Magic Mirror’s ability to create a feel-good factor that can often be missing from hospital wards, through its ability to de-stress, excite and entertain patients.

The engaging content and relaxing sounds can transform the hospitalenvironment into a magical place that feels completely different to the traditional hospital setting.

Multiple applications

Magic Mirror has its own app store, with hundreds of applications that can be downloaded and accessed on the system, beyond the 100s of apps supplied as standard.

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Versatility in the hospital setting.

Magic Mirror can be used in several ways within a hospital setting for different use cases, such as:

  • to aid distraction during invasive procedures
  • to enhance the hospital, visit by creating a relaxing, comforting space to minimise anxiety
  • for rehabilitation
  • for physioterapy
  • to provide entertainment and sensory stimulation for inpatients
  • to sooth and calm patients who are experiencing high levels of pain and discomfort
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Ease of use

Magic Mirror is self-contained, robust and can be easily wiped down and cleaned, ensuring compliance with NHS infection control practices.

Magic Mirror is an intuitive system so hospital staff require only a basic two minutes training session in order to use it effectively.

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Playlists and schedules help to add a level of automation to the daily routine, which means that it only needs to be turned on in the morning and it will then take care of itself – including shutdown.

Mobile Magic Mirror is easily moved between wards and the projection size can be varied depending on the distance it is located from the wall.

Transport children to a world of imagination, where anything is possible with Magic Mirror!

The interactive projection system offers multi-user interactivity, which enables children accessing the hospice service to interact and play games with parents and siblings on equal terms.

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Magic Mirror is responsive to gesture, eyes, switch, speech, sound and touch, ensuring that it can be accessed and controlled by anyone regardless of chosen input method.

Children gain huge pleasure and enjoyment when they experience the impact that their actions can have within the content of Magic Mirror applications.

Magic Mirror’s vibrant and stimulating content helps to create an immersive environment that can enable users to enjoy magical experiences, such as being in an enchanted wood with sparkling fairies, orflying in space through a stunning cosmic storm.

Hundreds of applications can be downloaded from Magic Mirror’s App Store for use in education, therapy and play.

The list of apps and experiences is always growing and there are 100s to choose from which are supplied as standard.

Magic Mirror also has a simple to use app builder, which means that apps and games can be customised to meet the interests and needs of children.

Images and other media types can be uploaded and converted into interactive apps. This could be an image of a sibling or friend that can be interacted with in the game. Great fun for everyone!

Magic Mirror has been designed for use by users of all ages and abilities. In adult care settings Magic Mirror applications can be used to promote life skills, social interaction and provide many hours of enjoyment and discovery.

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Magic Mirror apps have been designed to help keep service users stimulated in order to enhance cognitive function, promote socialisation and interaction with peers and reduce feelings of isolation, boredom and frustration.

Through the stimulus of visual, sonic, tactile and proprioceptive feedback, participants can be transported to different environments where they can experience the familiar, such as a trip to the beach or a walk through the woods, or experience some entirely new, like flying through the cosmos in a spaceship or controlling a Gorilla avatar in the jungle. The possibilities are endless.

The Magic Mirror App Store has hundreds of apps that can be added to the system, to suit the needs and likes of participants. This means that the system is never dull and content remains interesting and engaging for users.

Magic Mirror’s 3D activities can be used to work on depth and spatial awareness with users navigating through fun scenes accompanied by enjoyable game play and environmental feedback. Quizzes and sequencing applications have been found to help increase cognition and benefit brain function – the variety of apps available is huge!

Apps can be presented at varying levels of difficulty, depending on the needs of each user.

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Make your own apps

Magic Mirror also comes with its own easy app maker, which allows facilitators and service users to make their own applications.

The interactive projection system comes with a huge library of assets that can be used to make apps. You can also upload your own resources, which means it is possible to personally tailor content to individual’s needs. Personal images can also be uploaded and made into an interactive slideshow.

Magic Mirror is perfect for all environments where engagement, fun, inclusion and leaning are the key deliverables in user experience. As a result, commercial and leisure settings love Magic Mirror.

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In-app Support

Raise a support ticket direct from Magic Mirror software as you are using it in real-time. Sensory Guru has a dedicated support team offering telephone and remote access assistance to Magic Mirror customers 9-6pm GMT -support ticket and support information can be found here:

Environmental Control

Magic Mirror’s app framework has been designed to sense and control devices remotely from within Magic Mirror apps. This creates opportunities for a more direct integration of the physical world into Magic Mirror’s app world, resulting in enhanced immersive game-play and control of environmental outputs: lighting, smart sockets, IR devices and much more.

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Social interaction

Magic Mirror supports multi-user interaction, which can help to encourage communication and social interaction amongst service users. This can also help to keep the brain active and enable service users to share new experiences and create new memories.

  • Stimulate and engage service users
  • Promote social interaction between peers
  • Communication
  • Physiotherapy
  • Accessible for all levels
  • Responsive to gesture, eyes, switch, speech, sound and touch
  • Environmental control
  • Challenge users and reduce boredom
  • Provide entertainment and sensory stimulation
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The vivid and enchanting interactive applications capture the interests of both children and adults – we challenge you to find someone that can resist having a go!

  • No exposed or vulnerable parts: can be installed out of sight
  • Automate playlists and schedules: simply turn it on and forget about it – the system will do the rest
  • Use for brand promotion and advertising
  • 100s of fun activities suitable for all ages
  • Control lighting and other environmental features direct from the games
  • Upgrade content packages via Magic Mirror app store
  • Schedule the system to work at key times showing specific apps
  • Increase in-store dwell times and entertain shoppers
  • Allow user to change apps from a device (if desirable)
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