A Critical Review on Internet of Things to Empower the Living Style of Physically Challenged People

  • Chandra Sekhar KolliEmail author
  • V. V. Krishna Reddy
  • Modepalli Kavitha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1054)


We are living in the world in which we can connect anything to the Internet that forms a dynamic network and reduces the human intervention in all aspects. Due to the rapid improvements in the technology, especially in Internet of things (IoT) that facilitates and empowers the way of communication, data transfer among people, between the devices. It is already proven fact that how IoT was applied in creating smart homes, providing security, and comfort to the people in day-to-day activities by enhancing the quality of the living style. By considering and integrating the power of IoT, one can empower the lifestyle of physically challenged people. We can use this IoT to unlock the new value and explore the potential to provide a better and quality lifestyle to the disable people. In this article, we perform a critical review and analyze the lifestyle of the physically challenged people and present how best we can apply IoT to empower the quality of living style of such people. IoT can offer assistance, support and empower the physically challenged people and allow them to move around in the social life with ease and comfort. In this article, different application scenarios and domains, challenging issues are identified and addressed with possible solutions.


Internet of things Disability Security Comfort 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringKoneru Lakshmaiah Education FoundationVaddeswaram, GunturIndia
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyLakki Reddy Bali Reddy College of EngineeringMylavaram, KrishnaIndia

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