Smart Home Research: Projects and Issues

M Poland, CD Nugent, H Wang, Luke Chen

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Smart Homes are environments facilitated with technology that act in a protective and proactive function to assist an inhabitant in managing their daily lives specific to their individual needs. A typical Smart Home implementation would include sensors and actuators to detect changes in status and to initiate beneficial interventions. This paper aims to introduce the diversity of recent Smart Home research and to present the challenges that are faced not only by engineers and potential inhabitants; but also by policy makers and healthcare professionals
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-45
JournalInternational Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2009


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