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    SPHERE: A sensor platform for healthcare in a residential environment


    Woznowski, PR, Burrows, A, Diethe, T, Fafoutis, X, Hall, J, Hannuna, S, Camplani, M, Twomey, N, Kozlowski, M, Tan, B, Zhu, N, Elsts, A, Vafeas, A, Paiement, A, Tao, L, Mirmehdi, M, Burghardt, T, Damen, D, Flach, P, Piechocki, R, Craddock, I & Oikonomou, G, 2017, ‘SPHERE: A sensor platform for healthcare in a residential environment’. in: Vangelis Angelakis, Elias Tragos, Henrich C Pöhls, Adam Kapovits, Alessandro Bassi (eds) Designing, Developing, and Facilitating Smart Cities: Urban Design to IoT Solutions. Springer, pp. 315-333


    It can be tempting to think about smart homes like one thinks about smart cities. On the surface, smart homes and smart cities comprise coherent systems enabled by similar sensing and interactive technologies. It can also be argued that both are broadly underpinned by shared goals of sustainable development, inclusive user engagement and improved service delivery. However, the home possesses unique characteristics that must be considered in order to develop effective smart home systems that are adopted in the real world.

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