By Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, Jeffrey King, Raja Bose (auth.), Achilles D. Kameas, Victor Callagan, Hani Hagras, Michael Weber, Wolfgang Minker (eds.)
Advanced clever Environments describes the most recent examine leads to clinical disciplines that relate to the improvement of clever environments, in addition to their program to varied points and domain names of way of life. The ebook proclaims the imaginative and prescient of clever environments that help human task; its chapters supply a accomplished view of state-of the-art examine in similar key disciplines, comparable to ubiquitous computing, networking, man made intelligence, and architecture.
The fabric covers many key themes within the box of clever environments together with process layout and improvement, prototype deployment and evaluate, architectural layout and reports on human elements, and likewise comprises eventualities, visions and roadmaps. The e-book chapters, that are prolonged types of the easiest papers offered on the third foreign convention on clever Environments (IE07) held at Ulm collage (Germany), offer an artificial viewpoint on study and advancements in those areas.
Advanced clever Environments is an invaluable reference for researchers, teachers and engineers in info sciences, structure, and different disciplines concerning the clever environments field.
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My friend made a good point; houses are “hairy” and many products, especially technology products like computers, are not always designed for the cluttered lives of humans (Figure 1). But this example goes far beyond the physical. It can be argued that the physical designs of products are actually far more suited to consumers than their wider needs for purchase, set up, maintenance, and ongoing use. Not only houses are hairy but humans lives are also busy and wonderfully cluttered with a vast array of influences that affect how they understand and use technology.
Smart plugs include an RFID reader behind each electrical wall socket in the house (Figure 8, left). Each electrical device was then given an RFID tag that indicated what the device was and the commands it could be issued (Figure 8, right). This system allows the Gator Tech Smart House to detect devices as they enter or leave the space. A graphical model of the house is updated, providing remote caregivers with an accurate view of the capabilities of the house. In addition to just providing an image of the space, the system also allows remote caregivers to drive operation of devices.
The PerVision system then used a series of cameras throughout the house to run image recognition techniques to determine the location of these objects as they were deployed and moved throughout the house. The computer vision techniques were assisted by information from the RFID tags and from the smart floor. 10 Advanced Intelligent Environments Figure 9. PerVision dynamic object recognition and extraction. 3 SensoBot. Although the PerVision system showed some success, we also required a less intrusive method of detecting objects.
Advanced intelligent environments by Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, Jeffrey King, Raja Bose (auth.), Achilles D. Kameas, Victor Callagan, Hani Hagras, Michael Weber, Wolfgang Minker (eds.)