Sensor/Actuator Networks in Smart Homes for Supporting Elderly and Handicapped People

  title={Sensor/Actuator Networks in Smart Homes for Supporting Elderly and Handicapped People},
  author={Sebastian Dengler and Abdalkarim Awad and Falko Dressler},
  journal={21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (AINAW'07)},
Smart Home, this term comprises various approaches, engaged in living and working now and in the future. The objectives of the various approaches range from enhancing comfort in daily life to enabling a more independent life for elderly and handicapped people. The term Ubiquitous Computing, coined by Mark Weiser describes the ubiquity of computer and information technology. The task of Smart Objects, implanted into everyday items, is to sense the immediate environment using various types of… CONTINUE READING
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