Improving life quality for the elderly through the Social Internet of Things (SIoT)

  title={Improving life quality for the elderly through the Social Internet of Things (SIoT)},
  author={Vittorio Miori and Dario Russo},
  journal={2017 Global Internet of Things Summit (GIoTS)},
  • V. Miori, Dario Russo
  • Published 6 June 2017
  • Computer Science
  • 2017 Global Internet of Things Summit (GIoTS)
The average age of the world's population is increasing, and life expectancy will increase by an extra 10 years by the year 2050. [] Key Method The system has been designed to enable easy addition and/or substitution of new services and devices within the environment. To this end, the service implements a framework that enables heterogeneous devices belonging to different domotic systems and protocols to directly share data, thereby implementing an infrastructure suitable for the fulfillment of a real Social…

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