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Sensor-based information appliances

V.Z. Groza, D. Makrakis, D.C. Petriu, N.D. Georganas, E.M. Petriu
2000 IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine  
The paper discusses features of a new generation of intelligent sensor-based information appliances for distributed heterogeneous real-time applications.  ...  These appliances will be found in the intelligent homes, offices, automobiles and cities of the future.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was funded in part by Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5289.887458 fatcat:rwie62giajfjleokninvih4d4m

The EnLighTable: Design of Affordances to Support Collaborative Creativity [chapter]

Lucia Terrenghi, Torsten Fritsche, Andreas Butz
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As an application of our concepts, we introduce the EnLighTable, an appliance for creative teamwork in the selection of pictures and layout design based on a table-top touch-sensitive display.  ...  We focus on the design of affordances for direct manipulation and collaboration on table-top displays.  ...  Additional Equipment was provided by the Bavarian State. We also would like to thank the people who kindly participated in our user study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11795018_19 fatcat:owjezvsxerf4lbmlwmonyppxky

Ensemble Computing

Peter Thomas, Hans-W Gellersen
2001 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
The technology space that includes ubiquitous computing, information appliances, and pervasive and situated systems is the subject of intense interest among the research community.  ...  In this article, we examine some of the principles implicit in this space and introduce the idea of "ensemble computing" to describe technologies that extend this space.  ...  The design of keyboards and displays for desktop computing devices shares some of the same constraints as those for a personal digital assistant or mobile telephone, largely because of limitations on our  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327590ijhc1302_2 fatcat:pfgxs76jmrhznmshrgrffyxkli

IWSAWC 2006 Foreword

2006 26th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCSW'06)  
actuation in personal devices and everyday artifacts giving them the possibility to create large scale systems of interacting smart appliances, physical objects and wearable computers.  ...  such large-scale scenarios beyond the lab environment.  ...  The International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing (IWSAWC) has now been held for the 6time in conjunction with ICDCS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdcsw.2006.68 dblp:conf/icdcsw/X06m fatcat:ex6tdky4yzbhfhfhlrnu32ngca

IOT based application for monitoring electricity power consumption in home appliances

Korakot Luechaphonthara, Vijayalakshmi A
2019 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
The development of energy efficient schemes for the IoT is a challenging issue as the IoT becomes more complex due to its large scale the current techniques of wireless sensor networks cannot be applied  ...  In the Internet of Things, the different smart objects connected, communicate with each other, data is gathered from the smart objects and based on the need of the users, and the data gathered are queried  ...  The next module that is the module for Data processing receives the information on the electricity consumption that is sensed from each of the sensor placed for the appliance through a Wi-Fi communication  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v9i6.pp4988-4992 fatcat:v6gztwmpzrcxjbteig2p5lse6q

Design and implementation of service API for large-scale house log in smart city cloud

Kohei Takahashi, Shintaro Yamamoto, Akihiro Okushi, Shinsuke Matsumoto, Masahide Nakamura
2012 4th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science Proceedings  
The API should be implemented as a Web service, which allows heterogeneous clients to access large-scale log (of energy, device and environment), as well as house configuration data of the smart city.  ...  In order to cover queries from a variety of applications, we design possible combinations of service type, data type, access type and queries, based on practical service scenarios.  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper, we have designed and implemented the general-purpose API to access large-scale house log and house configuration managed on the Scallop4SC.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloudcom.2012.6427590 dblp:conf/cloudcom/TakahashiYOMN12 fatcat:psbjfqupezelplj7vnebasitqm

Android based Interactive Home Automation System through Internet of Things

Rutuja Ekatpure D, Jadhav Suprabha J
2017 IARJSET  
In advanced installations, rooms can sense not only the presence of a person inside but know who that person is and perhaps set appropriate lighting, temperature, taking into account the day of the week  ...  On the other hand, the system can suggest smart task scheduling. In simple installations, domotics may be as straightforward as turning on the lights when a person enters the room.  ...  The main task of GPRS communication terminal is remote control of home appliance.  ... 
doi:10.17148/iarjset/ncetete.2017.41 fatcat:5nxliqlgevadjiehjthgp2lcja

Involving all in design for all

Leon van Noorden
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 EC/NSF workshop on Universal accessibility of ubiquitous computing providing for the elderly - WUAUC'01  
appliances and services • the usability of new appliances and services • the application of user experience criteria by all that are involved in the design process. • better political decisions on infrastructures  ...  Introduction Personal Computers, digital image and sound, broadband and wireless communication are changing every corner of our life.  ... 
doi:10.1145/564526.564533 dblp:conf/wuauc/Noorden01 fatcat:grn4ymzfqfb7viql6waev5l634

Look Back before Leaping Forward: Four Decades of Domestic Energy Inquiry

Mike Hazas, Adrian Friday, James Scott
2011 IEEE pervasive computing  
Look Back before Leaping Forward: Four Decades of Domestic Energy Inquiry the AUTHORS Mike Hazas is a lecturer in Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications.  ...  He's interested in applying his research background in pervasive sensing and algorithms to develop a more nuanced understanding of how personal and domestic practices connect to the energy that supports  ...  depending on a simple taxonomy of user interaction with appliances. 15 They comment on the importance of credible, fine-grained information as well as the effectiveness of self-comparison, rather than  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2010.89 fatcat:z2xq6kjaxbgvpdxfndyukr3qeu

The SandS Ecosystem, a True Instance of WEB4.0

2015 International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering  
Feedbacks are sent by user and appliances themselves to the network intelligence to close the permanent recipe optimization loop, with offline advice on the part of appliance manufacturers.  ...  The User Interface was designed to enable the user to have a complete overview and control of the status of his domestic infrastructure.  ...  brain of the user, so that the information processing milieu is the same at micro scale (the user brain) and at the macro scale (the Internet of Things).  ... 
doi:10.15680/ijircce.2015.0310152 fatcat:77kcvfrdd5h7bftik43bvmwan4

Personal Assistant Based Home Automation using Raspberry PI

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
The system also uses Artificial intelligence techniques which can solve various human queries through web search and can also control the home appliances.  ...  Commonly Home Automation is a system where various home appliances like air conditioner, TV, Refrigerator, etc are capable to communicate with each other and they can be remotely controlled.  ...  INTRODUCTION Home automation has undergone a large scale development.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c6165.098319 fatcat:bvxxwgrypnhj7dyejvmvojzytu

MediaWise cloud content orchestrator

Rajiv Ranjan, Karan Mitra, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
2013 Journal of Internet Services and Applications  
The growing ubiquity of Internet and cloud computing is having significant impact on media-related industries.  ...  MCCO expands the scope of existing CDNs with novel multi-cloud deployment. It enables content personalization and collaboration capabilities.  ...  To support efficient content production and consumption on scale of TeraBytes or PetaBytes, it is mandatory to design decentralized content indexing algorithm to enable access and search over large-scale  ... 
doi:10.1186/1869-0238-4-2 fatcat:pxgi6bwlsrcqhlen6khuskcz3y

Informal WEEE Recycling in China: A Field Study of Stakeholders in Tianjin

Xian Li, Miles Park, Oya Demirbilek
2012 International Journal of Environmental Science and Development  
; 2) End of life (EOL) large household appliances and Information and Communications Technology Products (ICT) are processed by two separate but parallel systems based on two different groups of collectors  ...  This study is based on small-scaled interviews and observational studies that examine the characteristics of two groups of informal collectors and the relationships between relevant stakeholders.  ...  Reuse and recycle of large appliances mainly depends on the individual door-to-door collectors, while reuse of ICT products depends on the street ICT traders.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijesd.2012.v3.259 fatcat:c6iknhdslvf4zlxljlstoy3iee

i-Energy: Smart Demand-Side Energy Management [chapter]

Takashi Matsuyama
2014 Green Energy and Technology  
The concept embodies four main elements: Smart Tap Network, Energy on Demand Protocol, Power Flow Coloring, and Smart Community.  ...  Much of the discussion concerning smart grids focuses on the potential benefits of technological advances to power suppliers.  ...  Cooperation with existing social infrastructures: Since modern countries, cities, and towns have accumulated large-scale complicated electric power networks and huge social and personal activities are  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6281-0_8 fatcat:g4zpwv6ka5c7ndl3yuqrbguhqa

The Designs of Intelligent Bedroom Network Monitor System

Yu Huishan, Ji Xiaokua, Zhang Shouhui, Liu Xinjian
2011 Procedia Engineering  
mode and SMS operating mode, wireless remote operating mode of the three ways of manipulating the house appliances.  ...  This system is composed of a 8-bits 51 kernel MCU, various security alarm, many household appliances control component.  ...  The design is a large-scale system, but between the host and slave and between the control and manipulation are using wireless communication, which not only eliminates the trouble of wiring and reduces  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2011.08.120 fatcat:bhk7jkwf5vhtze3f7zcdfcmyla
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