Home of the 21st Century

The researchers in the GW H21C Lab focus on providing a seamless integration of technology within a simulated living space. Through a computer vision based game, home residents can engage personal fitness in a variety of exciting environments. With special modification for physical limitations, senior residents with disabilities can have their physical rehabilitation right at their own living space.

 

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Using currently available sensors and other technologies connected to the Internet, thehome will become a context-aware environment,able to identify who is present and react accordingly. This will enable home residents to communicate with ease, to receive music and video anywhere, to have remote access to home appliances and environmental controls, to monitor the home remotely, and to provide safety against intrusion, fire and other hazards.