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ALFRED presented at the eHealth Week

On Thursday the 9th of June, ALFRED was presented at the eHealth week. At this European event, stakeholders were present from different policy levels, companies and end user organizations. The focus of the ALFRED presentation was on the need of involving end users in the…

ALFRED SERIOUS GAMES

ALFRED is now full speed ahead with the development of personalized and adaptive training solutions and game-based interventions to promote cognitive and motor abilities of older people. The Game Manager is the component that will be responsible for monitoring and controlling the games. It suggests…

ALFRED tests with end users

Research in voice interaction technologies has started with the implementation of a Wizard of Oz method. In a Wizard of Oz study, the system behaves as a real ALFRED assistant, but is in fact controlled by a human test leader. This allows usability testing in…

ALFRED workshop a success!

The ALFRED workshop was a great success. With over 70 attendees the workshop was very well visited. The meeting took place at the Marriot Hotel in Bucharest, where it was organized as a side event of the Ambient Assisted Living Forum. Attendees mentioned the excellent…

ALFRED Workshop: Mobile Apps for Independent Living

The ALFRED project organizes the first ALFRED workshop as a side event of the AAL Forum in Bucharest. The workshop is called Mobile Apps for Independent Living (MAIL); An end user, business and technical perspective on mobile apps to support independent living of older people….

Project meeting Barcelona

At Thursday and Friday the 13th and 14th of march the second ALFRED project meeting took place at the premises of project partner IESE Business School in Barcelona. The partners met the Advisory Board during the meeting, receiving usefull input on user involvement methods, exploitation…

Focus group sessions

The ALFRED project has started with the focus group sessions, involving older end users, as well as care professionals in the definition of the user requirements and use cases.   Elderly are actively helping ALFRED to grow into a virtual butler that supports their independent…

Results of the ALFRED press release

The press release on the kick off and presentation of the ALFRED project was a big succes! The news on the start of ALFRED reached a wide audience through different kinds of digital and physical media covering a large part of the European countries.  …

Press Release

Project ALFRED: Personal Interactive Assistant for Independent Living and Active Ageing   ALFRED’s objective is to develop a mobile, personalized assistant for elderly people, which helps them to stay independent, to coordinate with carers and to foster their social inclusion. ALFRED is specifically dedicated towards…