GEORAMA LLC and AgeCare Cyprus – MATERIA Group, partners of the STAGE project, would like to invite you at the presentation of the results of the project "The STAGE platform: Online access to live events for older adults", which will take place at the Semeli Hotel Hotel (Petraki Giallorou, 10 Nicosia) on January 17, 2019, from 11:00 to 13:00 (Guest arrival starts at 10:30).
The purpose of the demonstration event is to present the results of the project as well as the presentation of the integrated online platform that will allow older people (65+) to access cultural events in the comfort of their home via live streaming.
Entrance to the event is free.
Join our event, meet the developers and find out how you can make your cultural events available to older adults.
Please find the agenda here.
The first prototype of the STAGE platform is being tested by older users. The pilot trials are the crucial part, the moment in which the co-design principles underpinning the project are finally being applied by directly involving older people in the design and development of the STAGE platform.
Read more: The pilot trials have started
On 4th and 5th May the General Assembly took place in Warsaw, Poland, where STAGE partners discussed the project progress, summed up activities and results that have been achieved so far as well as addressed main challanges and established a future action plan.
Also, partners representing countries, whose languages will be available on the STAGE cultural platform from the start, i.e. Cyprus, Hungary and Italy, reported on their contacts with cultural institutions eager to cooperate with the STAGE consortium. These contacts are promising and developing. Naturally, one should not forget that the STAGE platform will be also available in English. Importantly, a prototype of the STAGE platform was presented by SIVECO and the approaching pilot trials were discussed. Moreover, during an internal workshop partnes discussed possible STAGE business models and further works related to this matter.
The meeting was hosted by ASM - Market Reseach and Analysis Centre LTD.
On 11th May 2017 representatives of the STAGE consortium took part in the workshop organised under AAL2Business - business support action for AAL projects and companies within AAL projects. The workshop was entitled "How to build viable business models in AAL projects" and encompassed a variety of topics, from basic information on business models to workshops on creating business models for particular companies.
STAGE was one of two case projects for the workshop. The idea and objectives of STAGE had been presented to all participants who were then divided into two groups one of which tried to develop a primary business model for STAGE using the Business Model Canvas method.
It was a valuable experience for the STAGE consortium members which was represented by as many as three persons, including the project coordinator. Development of STAGE draft business model is in progress and it will be then consulted with experts during a couple of workshops. Finally, a final business model for the STAGE ICT platform will be developed that will allow clear commercialization of the service.
We have the pleasure to inform you that the STAGE project will be presented in relation to the HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) International 2017. The conference will take place on 9 - 14 July 2017 at Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. A paper "The STAGE Project: Tailored Cultural Entertainment for Older Adults via Streaming Technology" will be included in the conference proceedings. It will be a great opportunity for us to spread the word about STAGE. You can read more on the conference by clicking on this link: http://2017.hci.international/.