Technologies for an aging society: a systematic review of "smart home" applications.

@article{Demiris2008TechnologiesFA,
  title={Technologies for an aging society: a systematic review of "smart home" applications.},
  author={George Demiris and Brian K. Hensel},
  journal={Yearbook of medical informatics},
  year={2008},
  pages={
          33-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVES A "smart home" is a residence wired with technology features that monitor the well-being and activities of their residents to improve overall quality of life, increase independence and prevent emergencies. This type of informatics applications targeting older adults, people with disabilities or the general population is increasingly becoming the focus of research worldwide. The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive review of health related smart home projects and discuss… CONTINUE READING
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