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Smart technology in the home: time for more clarity

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The idea of the smart home has been around for decades but smart homes (under most definitions) are extremely rare, although digital technology and automated appliances are commonplace in the more affluent regions of the world. This commentary argues that there are inherent difficulties with expectations for smart homes and with making them viable; and with definitions and roles of ‘users’ in smart systems. It considers what a smart home might be and the problems that smart homes might addres...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/09613218.2017.1301707

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Building Research and Information Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
1
Pages:
140-147
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-28
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EISSN:
1466-4321
ISSN:
0961-3218
Pubs id:
pubs:687150
URN:
uri:56714f75-ced0-4e1e-a653-a1e0bf982318
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uuid:56714f75-ced0-4e1e-a653-a1e0bf982318
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pubs:687150

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