Convergence of Emergent Technologies for the Digital Home

  • Celia Gutiérrez
  • Sara Pérez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5602)


The Digital Home is the result of the convergence of technologies of different nature that interact with each other in the Home environment. It is a realization of the Ambient Intelligence concept. The final objective of the Ambient Intelligence is that sensors, devices and networks that compose this environment can co-exist with human users, to improve their quality of live. The relevant characteristic of the Digital Home as a main scenario of Ambient Intelligence is its pervasive nature. This paper describes these technologies and their harmonization, based on the work done in the INREDIS project, which deals with accessibility and new technologies.


Augmented Reality Wireless Body Area Network Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Ambient Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Celia Gutiérrez
    • 1
  • Sara Pérez
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Complutense de MadridSpain
  2. 2.TechnositeSpain

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