Slide 1:Home Smart Home
Samir Tartir April, 2004
Introduction What is a smart home? What can I do? Benefits Applications screenshots.
With the advance of semiconductor industry and the introduction of fast speed, always-on-line internet connections, automated and remote control of several home equipments is increasing day by day. This presentation will cover some of the existing and future applications.
Slide 4:What is a smart home?
A home that is equipped with special structured wiring to enable occupants to remotely control or program an array of home electronic devices.
Slide 5:What can I control - 1
Lighting:The most popular category. Motion detectors or light detectors. Security systems and access control:Have home to call you if somebody enters while you are away! Home Theater and entertainment:Whole-home entertainment system. Turn the DVD player off when you receive a call.
Slide 6:What can I control - 2
Phone systems:Block unwanted calls, or use it as a microphone to control other things around the house. Temperature. Irrigation: Turn on when soil is dry.
Slide 7:What can I control - 3
Windows and blinds:Dirty windows cleaning themselves, blinds that open/close or turning darker or lighter depending on sunlight. Electricity Control:Use solar power when possible. Appliances:TV, Dishwasher, fridge, iron, oven, alarm-coffee maker.
Convenience. Safety. Fun.
Slide 14:References and Links
http://www.smarthome.com http://www.powerlinecommunications.net http://www.howstuffworks.com http://www.whatis.com http://www.smarthomeusa.com http://www.samsung.com/