Beyond The Smart Home

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Beyond The Smart Home

  1. 1. Tatsuya Yamazaki Universal City Group, Knowledge Creating Communication Research Center National Institute of Information and Communications Technology yamazaki@nict.go.jp
  2. 2. Abstract <ul><li>automation should not be a goal of smart </li></ul><ul><li>home technologies </li></ul><ul><li>interface technologies between humans and systems </li></ul><ul><li>detection of human intensions, feelings, and situations </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>1970s </li></ul><ul><li>Home automation(HA) technology failed </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction cost </li></ul><ul><li>Total household energy savings </li></ul><ul><li>Inflexible in new network infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of application and services that users want </li></ul>
  4. 4. Related works <ul><li>Real-life living space test beds </li></ul><ul><li>Smart home/sensor embedded houses </li></ul><ul><li>Welfare Techno-houses, Japan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independence for elderly and disable people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve quality of life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aware Home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three-story, 5040-square-foot home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living laboratory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For design, development and evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Related works(cont’) <ul><li>MavHome project, UT, Arlington </li></ul><ul><li>House_n group, MIT </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ubiquitous Home <ul><li>A real-life test bed </li></ul><ul><li>Linking device, sensors, and appliances across data networks </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ubiquitous Home <ul><li>Settings and equipment </li></ul>
  8. 8. Context –aware services implemented in the Ubiquitous home <ul><li>Get contexts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active RFID tag worn by resident </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face recognition by robot camera </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Context-aware services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TV program recommendation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic program guide(EPG) & TV Viewing history </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooking recipe display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talk to robot </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgotten-property check service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everything with tags(doc) depends on destination </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. From the ubiquitous home to the universal city <ul><li>Activities can’t be limited inside homes </li></ul><ul><li>University City Project </li></ul>
  10. 10. Key tech in Universal City
  11. 11. conclusion <ul><li>Go beyond smart home </li></ul><ul><li>Not just automate all tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Interface technologies between humans and system </li></ul><ul><li>Detection of human </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Situations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extension to outside homes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities, towns , and cities </li></ul></ul>

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