Smart homes: technologies, applications and challenges Online publication date: Mon, 21-Dec-2009
by Mahmoud A. Al-Qutayri, Jeedella S. Jeedella
International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology (IJCAET), Vol. 2, No. 2/3, 2010
Abstract: Smart homes are intelligent environments that interact with their occupants in ways that improve their lives. This paper presents the ubiquitous pervasive technologies that will need to be integrated to realise the future vision of smart homes that have the intelligence to anticipate, predict and take decisions in a virtually autonomous manner. It also presents some of the major application areas that will benefit from the realisation of smart homes. It then discusses some of the challenges that need to be overcome in order for smart homes to become a reality and find acceptance from people across all sectors of the society.
Online publication date: Mon, 21-Dec-2009
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