Daily life activity tracking application for smart homes using android smartphone

Muhammad Fahim*, Iram Fatima, Sungyoung Lee, Young Koo Lee

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Smart home is regarded as an independent healthy living for elderly person. Advances in phone technology and new style of computing paradigm (i.e., cloud computing) permits real time acquisition, processing, and tracking of activities in smart home. In this paper, we develop android smartphone application to assists elderly people for independent living in their own homes. It reduces the health expenditures and burden of health care professionals in care facility units. We assume smart home as an intelligent agent to perceive the environment and process the sensory data on cloud. Smartphone application communicates with cloud through web services and assists the elderly person to complete their daily life activities. It facilitates the care giver assistant by tracking the elderly persons in their own homes and avoids certain accidents. Furthermore, it also helps the family members to track the activities, when they are outside from homes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology
Subtitle of host publicationSmart Society Innovation through Mobile Internet, ICACT 2012
Pages241-245
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012 - PyeongChang, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 19 Feb 201222 Feb 2012

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT
ISSN (Print)1738-9445

Conference

Conference14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
CityPyeongChang
Period19/02/201222/02/2012

Bibliographical note

Copyright:
Copyright 2012 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Activity Tracking
  • Android Smartphone
  • Daily Life Activities
  • Smart Homes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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