Com-Cook is a smart-home cooking device based on IoT. It connects mobile app with cooking ware, creates the menu and builds an efficient cooking workflow to finish a full course meal within a limited time.
4 weeks (2019.09)
Adviser: Qiong Wu
Exhibited in the Work Exhibition of Academy of Art & Design, Tsinnghua University
Concept designer, User researcher, Information structure designer, APP UI designer
The rapid development of IOT, Chinese food culture has a long history, and cooking in the kitchen is so important to Chinese families that we wonder that:" How can we connect multiple devices in the context of the Internet to help traditional families improve their cooking processes?"
IOT Cloud Computing, the Trusted Cooking Helper.
Kitchen butler with clear, customized menus.
Automatically generate a stream of cooking tasks to make cooking easier.
Menus share community and promote neighborhood interaction.
Making the cooking process a better experience.
A cloud-based computing technology that connects mobile phones to induction cookers, customizes menus and designs a cooking task stream to help cook a whole table meal efficiently and in a limited time.
WHAT'S COM-COOK PROVIDE
Matching Pots + Pans System
After selecting a recipe from the home page and checking the recipe, the system automatically generates the recipe ingredients, and you can place an order with one click and generate a cook process after checking.
Browse through the recommended menu pages of various types of dishes, select your favorite dishes, click on Add to basket, and then automatically match the corresponding recipe ingredients list. The whole process simplifies the user's workflow and makes it more efficient to complete the initial grocery shopping process.
The platform currently offers 5 pot types to meet different cooking needs.
Connect my cookwares to Com-Cook
Manually drag and drop to define the type of cookware that matches your induction cooktop and add unlimited devices.
Real-time Update Process
The induction and mobile interfaces are unified, but the induction has even fewer steps and only three real-time updates.
Adjust the fire
Cook Process-Induction Cooker Mode
The order of the production process in all recipes is reordered according to time, efficiency, and reasonableness, and is divided into two sections, Preparation and Start, to make the full cooking process clearer, smoother, and easier and more convenient for the user.
After generating the cook process, the control becomes cooking, one button cooking at any time to view the real-time induction cooker fire, time, cooking state, long-press the fire adjustment part of the open hidden adjustment menu, for emergency fire adjustment.
·LIGHTED COOKING INSTRUCTION
Overall Lightings instruct cooking
Red - manual operation required
Green - Dish Finish
Blue - no need to operate for long periods of time
Ash - induction not working
Light color uniformity prompts the user to cook, app and induction interface real-time correspondence.
·COM-COOK WITHOUT NETWORK
Continue to cook without a network.
Retain the original induction switch,
flame control and timer functions.
The last three cook process text displays.
Display of the countdown time to completion
of the dish.
Induction cooker working state -corresponding to the red, green and blue induction cookers.
The part that is directly operated via induction can be operated offline.
Fire presets that can be
directly loaded and used
for some of the most
commonly used recipes.
Prevents accidental access
by children or during cleaning.
In case of emergency when you need to leave the induction cooker
can be automatically adjusted,
the power gradually reduced.
Establish the future context of design objects by identifying changes in social,
economic and technologic factors that produce new trends and create new opportunities.
·A healthier lifestyle.
·A more diverse food culture in widespread popularity
·People are eager to communicate and connect, and want to
build Chinese food social circles.
·Stable high income.
·The pursuit of high quality and quick food making.
·Development of IOT, deep leaning, and artificial intelligence.
·High speed of 5G net.
Come + Cook + Shape of Induction Cooker
The overall design style: dignified, advanced, easy to use.
Create a warm, lively and enjoyable user experience.
FEEDBACKS & IN THE FUTURE
1, Continue the next rounds of user testing, add more foreigners for testing, and iterate on the design.
2, Conduct the platform's promotion and operation, and collect opinions from various stakeholders.
3, Find product companies and investment companies for con-cook.
4, Expand the menu to present a more diverse and richer type of Chinese cuisine.