reblogged from the German Center for Research and Innovation
The Internet of Things (IoT), Jetsons’ lifestyle is a possible future scenario for many of us. Read our interview on the future of smart homes with Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André, Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia at Augsburg University. Smart homes contain devices designed to connect to the Internet in order to learn about their owners’ habits. The “magic” happens when data that is gathered by the devices is fed back into the software infrastructure. This results in improved accuracy of the device and, in turn, is more convenient for users.