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Table 4 Smart home functions and devices [22]

From: The social issues of smart home: a review of four European cities’ experiences

Service Function Device Source
Comfort Automation of daily routines Dishwasher
Washing machine
Refrigerator
Cooker
Chan et al. (2008); Arunvivek et al. (2015); De Silva et al. (2012); Alam et al. (2012); Diegel et al. (2005); Scott (2007); Chen et al. (2017); Balta-Ozkan et al. (2013b); Lach & Punchihewa (2007); Martin et al. (2008); Kleinberger et al. (2007); Zwijsen et al. (2011); Kerbler (2013); Masuda et al. (2005); Das et al. (2002); Demiris et al. (2008); Demiris & Hensel (2009); Kyriakopoulos & Arabatzis (2016); Kiesling (2016); Aye & Fujiwara (2014); El-hawary (2014); Rahimi et al. (2011); Darby & McKenna (2012); Hargreaves et al. (2013); Faruqui et al. (2010); Park et al. (2017); Brandt et al. (2011); Yang et al. (2017); Jacobsson et al. (2016); Alsulami & Atkins (2016); Sun et al. (2010); Kim & Shcherbakova (2011); Fuchsberger (2008); Friedewald et al. (2005); Stringer et al. (2006); Wu & Fu (2012); Wilson et al. (2017); Bregman & Korman (2009); Cutler (2006); Triboan et al. (2016); Yusupov & Ronzhin (2010)
Remote home management Closet/drawer/mirror
Window/door/gate
Mailbox/garden devices
Intelligent environmental and sustainable services Heat/gas/electricity/light
Smart leisure TV/radio/home cinema
Monitoring Health and lifestyle monitoring Infrared sensors
Wearable sensors
Wearable accelerometer
Internal sensors (to monitor
physiological signs)
EGG (epileptic seizure, sleep
disorder)
Heart rate
Blood oxygen level
Blood pressure
Blood glucose level
Temperature
Chan et al. (2008); Arunvivek et al. (2015); Chan et al. (2009); Patel et al. (2012); Ranasinghe et al. (2016); Amiribesheli et al. (2015); Peetoom et al. (2015); Kim et al. (2013); De Silva et al. (2012); Demiris& Hensel (2008); Alam et al. (2012); Scott (2007); Martin et al. (2008); Kleinberger et al. (2007); Zwijsen et al. (2011); Kerbler (2013); Demiris et al. (2008); Kiesling (2016); Andoh et al. (2004); De Silva &Darussalam (2008); Kim & Shin (2015); Rahimpour et al. (2008); Steele et al. (2009); Percival & Hanson (2006); Damodaran & Olphert (2010); Chan et al. (2012); Kotz et al. (2009); Diegel (2005); Theoharidou et al. (2016); Courtney (2008); Chiang & Wang (2016)
Health therapy Remote interaction Telehealthcare Chan et al. (2008); Chan et al. (2009); Patel et al. (2012); Amiribesheli et al. (2015); Alam et al. (2012); Brownsell & Bradley (2003); Brownsell & Hawley (2005); Kerbler (2013); Rahimpour et al. (2008); Percival &Hanson (2006); Damodaran & Olphert (2010); Chan et al. (2012); Kotz et al. (2009); Diegel (2005); Demiris (2004); Matlabi et al. (2012); Chang et al. (2009); Wells (2003); Hanson et al. (2007)
Remote therapy Tremor delivery
Drug delivery
Hormone delivery
Support Support patients with hearing issues Alarm system based on visual
signs
Teletype machine
Special electronic display screen
Hearing-disabled persons
Special display screen
Chan et al. (2008); Chan et al. (2009); Amiribesheli et al. (2015); Dorsten et al. (2009); Kleinberger et al. (2007); Zwijsen et al. (2011); Kerbler (2013); Masuda et al. (2005); Kyriakopoulos & Arabatzis (2016); Kiesling (2016); Alsulami & Atkins (2016); Sun et al. (2010); Fuchsberger (2008); Friedewald et al. (2005); De Silva & Darussalam (2008); Matlabi et al. (2012); Meng & Lee (2006)
Support during a home rehabilitation Robotic devices for rehabilitation
Assist patients with mobility issues Tailored interface
Companion robot
Mobility devices (electric wheelchair)
Computerized voice generation (to communicate)
Support with socialization Patients with Visual disabilities Robots
Audible beacon
Tailored screen
Specially designed remote control (voice recognition)
Consultancy Suggestions Sensors Paetz et al. (2011); Hargreaves et al. (2013)