Search for dissertations about: "smart home"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words smart home.

  1. 1. Smart Homes and User Values Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Greger Sandström; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart assistants for smart homes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Katharina Rasch; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; smart homes; pervasive computing; ubiquitous computing; machine learning; HCI;

    Abstract : The smarter homes of tomorrow promise to increase comfort, aid elderly and disabled people, and help inhabitants save energy. Unfortunately, smart homes today are far from this vision – people who already live in such a home struggle with complicated user interfaces, inflexible home configurations, and difficult installation procedures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart connected homes : concepts, risks, and challenges

    University dissertation from Malmö university. Faculty of Technology and Society

    Author : Joseph Bugeja; Malmö University.; [2018]
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Technology; Smart Connected Homes; Internet of Things; Smart Home Devices; Data Lifecycle; Security Risks; Privacy Management; Vulnerability Assessment; Security Mitigations; Threat Agents; Smart Home Services; System Architecture;

    Abstract : The growth and presence of heterogeneous connected devices inside the home have the potential to provide increased efficiency and quality of life to the residents. Simultaneously, these devices tend to be Internet-connected and continuously monitor, collect, and transmit data about the residents and their daily lifestyle activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Architecting Smart Home Environments for Healthcare A Database-Centric Approach

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Wagner Ourique de Morais; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Smart environments; system architectures; active databases; in-database processing; ambient assisted living;

    Abstract : The development of system architectures and applications for smart homes and ambient assisted living has been the main activity of a number of academic and industrial research projects around the world. Existing system architectures for smart environments usually employ different architectural styles in a multi-layer logical architecture to support the integration and interoperation of heterogeneous hardware and software technologies, which are subsequently used to provide two major functionalities: monitoring and assistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Participating in Energy Systems through Everyday Designs – Exploring roles for households in a more sustainable energy future

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Sara Renström; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; smart energy; sustainable energy systems; sustainable design; user-centred design; demand-side management; smart home; energy use;

    Abstract : As households we participate in energy systems when, in the course of our everyday energy-reliant activities, we create a demand for energy and when we engage in energy-managing activities such as choosing an energy provider and deciding to support a specific source of energy. In this way, everyday life has an impact on the energy sector, and vice versa. READ MORE