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de Jonge, Kim (author)
For some, smart home living is a sign of the future, and provides an opportunity to solve major societal problems. For others, it is just a vague buzzword. This thesis project sought to explore the potential implications of living with smart and connected technologies in our most private spaces and to engage non-experts in a conversation about...
master thesis 2024
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Balakina, Lena (author)
This thesis investigates the transition of traditional houses into Smart Homes, emphasizing the improvement of residents’ well-being, particularly for those aged 50 to 60. It is set against the rapid growth of Smart Home Devices enabled by the Internet of Things, facilitating easy control and monitoring of home features. There has been a...
master thesis 2024
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Jin, Yichen (author)
Background<br/>This project belongs to the IEBB project, which advocates for the renovation of ‘zero energy houses’ (ZEH) that synergize insulation and heat pump systems for energy conservation. The ZEH’s energy-saving efficiency depends on user behaviour. From a systems perspective, improper human interactions hinder energy saving, while...
master thesis 2023
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van Beek, E. (author), Giaccardi, Elisa (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Bozzon, A. (author)
Automated and connected technologies are increasingly present in everyday life. The concept of co-performance offers a new perspective on artificial agency by understanding artifacts as capable of performing everyday practices next to people. In this pictorial we adopt a lens informed by co-performance, and propose the visual vocabulary of the...
conference paper 2023
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Mollen, J.K. (author)
Homes are increasingly being built as sensor-laden living environments to test the performance of novel technologies in interaction with real people. When people’s homes are turned into the site of experiments, the inhabitants become research subjects. This paper employs findings from biomedical research ethics to evaluate live-in laboratories...
journal article 2023
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Dong, Haosong (author), Cheng, Peiyao (author), Xue, H. (author)
Smart home systems not only serve users to fulfill pragmatic goals, but also ‘live with’ users. Despite the conceptual possibilities, it still remains unclear whether and what social roles current smart home systems are intended by the companies. In this paper, we report a retrospective study on 15 selected smart home systems (SHSs) on current...
conference paper 2023
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van Beek, E. (author), Giaccardi, Elisa (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Bozzon, A. (author)
By 2027 more than 530 M homes will likely adopt at least one type of automated system. This means that a growing number of residents will be living with automated technology in the home, everyday. But living with smart homes is full of conflicts between what residents find appropriate and what technology does instead. Previous research,...
journal article 2023
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Dorronzoro-Zubiete, Enrique (author), Rivera-Romero, Octavio (author), Giunti, Guido (author), Sevillano, José Luis (author)
The lifespan of older people is growing together with their proportion in the population growth in the older population. This leads to an increasing need for support services for older adults who will inevitably experience a significant decrease in their cognitive capabilities and mental health conditions. Cognitive functions, including...
book chapter 2022
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d' Estalenx, Antoine (author)
IoT devices keep entering our homes with the promise of delivering more services and enhancing user experience; however, these new devices also carry along an alarming number of vulnerabilities and security issues. In most cases, the users of these devices are completely unaware of the security risks that connecting these devices entail. Current...
master thesis 2021
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van den Brink, Corne (author)
A smart home can be defined as a system of connected devices that are controlled remotely from one central place. Smart home solutions used to be for early adopters who like the novel and fun part of this new technology. Currently the smart Home market is moving to mainstream users. Hombli is a smart home brand established in 2019 in the...
master thesis 2021
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Landuyt, Wim (author), Somers, Korneel (author), Van de Sype, Onno (author), Van Santvliet, Pieter (author)
A tiny house is a building for permanent human habitation that is specifically designed to have a limited ground surface. The tiny house design discussed in this report has a strong focus on circularity, sustainable material usage, smart systems, and affordability. To achieve an overall self-regulating and ecological concept, the aim is to...
student report 2021
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Oorschot, L.M. (author), Asselbergs, M.F. (author)
For a moment, it seemed that the architect had disappeared from the construction supply chain for sustainable and affordable housing provided by Dutch housing associations. Large contractors were making direct agreements with housing associations and wanted to scale up production with their housing factories. However, with the ‘So You Think You...
journal article 2021
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Lin, Vanessa Z. (author), Parkin, S.E. (author)
Smart assistant devices (such as Amazon Echo or Google Home) have notable differences to more conventional consumer computing devices. They can be used through voice control as well as physical interaction, and are often positioned as a shared device within a home environment. We conduct an exploratory online survey with 97 UK-based users of...
conference paper 2021
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Iliohan, Jimmy (author)
The ongoing pandemic raises questions on how the current situation paints the future context of doing work. Although a lot is still uncertain, we can say with confidence that the home workplace will preserve a prominent role. Young professionals, who are limited by space, require extra attention on the long haul. The assignment is to design a...
master thesis 2020
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Li, Ziwei (author)
Bathroom cleaning is one of the troublesome daily issues. All kinds of contaminants on the bathroom floor take people a lot of time and effort to deal with. With the development of computational technologies, smart products are gradually entering into our lives to solve these troublesome issues. Therefore, there is a chance to use new...
master thesis 2019
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Koorevaar, Lennart (author)
Smart Living falls under the broader rubric of Internet of Things (IoT) and is described as a residence with connected technologies that are able to anticipate and respond to occupants’ emotional, rational, social, economic, and physical needs. Because Smart Living services have a networked nature, collaboration between actors in the business...
master thesis 2019
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Flach, Emil (author)
Smart homes have existed for decades, with Bill Gate's home built in 1997 being a notable example. The rapid developments in technology have made all electronics cheaper and made the Internet of Things possible. The Internet of Things has brought many new products and services to the market and revived the dream of a "smart home" for the average...
master thesis 2019
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Alavi, Hamed S. (author), Churchill, Elizabeth (author), Kirk, David (author), Bier, H.H. (author), Verma, H. (author), Lalanne, Denis (author), Schnädelbach, Holger (author)
The vision and mission of research under the banner of Ubiquitous Computing has increasingly moved from focusing on the realm of “artifacts” to the realm of “environments”. We seek to scrutinize this very transition, and raise questions that relate to the specific attributes of built environments that set them inherently apart from artifacts....
conference paper 2018
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Vrooman, Rogier (author)
Within the phenomenon known as the Internet of Things (IoT), an enormous growth is taking place. IoT systems exist in different ways, ranging from industrial applications to user focused systems. A specific subset of a user-focused IoT system is found as Smart Home environments. At Smart Homes, themultiple Smart Objects or Smart Devices are...
master thesis 2017
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Link, O. (author)
This report proposes that the emerging technology of RF energy harvesting is at the right technology readiness level that it can be embedded in low-powered climate sensors for the smart home market. The smart home market is a sub market of the Internet of Things, and the prediction for this market is that in 2022, an average home will have 500...
master thesis 2016
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