The UK Cordon Gris field trials took place for 6 weeks from the 5th June 2018. We recruited 14 participants, 4 males and 10 females, each with different degrees of technological experience. Each week the participants created a weekly meal plan, growing more familiar with the system through every use and gaining more competency with smartphone […]
Portuguese field trials running since October 2017 have come to an end in May 2018, where 29 participants tested Cordon Gris system. According to the questionnaire, participants increased their interest in nutrition and also change some eating habits such as having more meals per day (ex.: evening snack) and eating more fruit. Overall, participants were very […]
The second round of trials took place in the Netherlands during April and May, where 11 participants used Cordon Gris system. Relevant information was collected on the system’s functionalities, the quality of the recommended meals, among others. The participants considered the system easy to use and well structured, on the other hand they mentioned some […]
On Friday the 23rd of March the field trials started in ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. KBO-PCOB and staff of Jumbo supermarket came together to introduce the Cordon Gris project in the presence of ten seniors. The participants are going to make use of the system the next two months and will receive each week two […]
SeniorTec activity, that occurred in the middle of March, in the ambit Cordon Gris project, had the goal to promote intergenerationality. The activity was hosted by the elderly who participate in project Cordon Gris and was attended by university students from Higher School of Health of Alcoitão and ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon. Two learning sessions […]
On March 19 we made a presentation at the conference PerHealth 2018 in Athens, of an article about the Cordon Gris project. The article is titled Cordon Gris: Integrated solution for meal recommendations and details the process of research and development of the Cordon Gris system.
The Cordon Gris app has been tested in Netherlands between October and December 2017. As main feedback, the participants considered the app very attractive and clear in terms of design. They also suggested that the meal plan should be less rigid. The participant feedback was extremely valuable and has been taken in account to improve […]
We have updated the official video of Cordon Gris before starting the field trials. Cordon Gris aims at assisting older people in maintaining a healthy and independent life on a budget by providing meal recommendations, health tracking and grocery shopping assistance. Through a system with friendly user interfaces, Cordon Gris will help users plan their […]
Last week all consortium partners of Cordon Gris project gathered in Liverpool for the 3rd General Assembly, hosted by English partners Red Ninja Studios and Can Cook. All partners had the opportunity to discuss the technical prototypes development and the field trials planning. The meeting was also important to discuss about business and exploitation plan of Cordon Gris.
The 2nd round of iterative sessions took place in the beginning of May to access the development on the user interfaces design of Cordon Gris application. The feedback given by the participant of the 3 countries will be taken into consideration to improve the user interfaces.
Last February we ran workshops across 3 different countries to conduct preliminary research regarding the acceptability and viability of mobile devices in the context of the Cordon Gris project. The insights provided by the participants during the workshops will be now taken into consideration in the design of the user interfaces.
We are now ready to share with you the official video of the Cordon Gris project. Watch the video and learn more about the purpose of the project, and about the partners involved.
After our last workshop session with service providers in the UK, we are happy to announce that we conducted in total three workshops with service users and three workshops with service providers in the UK, the Netherlands and Portugal. Now we will compare all three countries with regard to service users’ and service providers’ needs […]