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Ambient Intelligence

Graduate Presentation (CSCI 6800) Satya Sanket Sahoo

Overview of Presentation
Introduction Scenarios for Ambient Intelligence Key Technologies Key Characteristics Architecture Challenges Future

Introduction

Ambient Intelligence: Environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people.
From: On the role of graspable objects in the Ambient Intelligence Paradigm, Evert J.van Loenen (Philips Research Labs)

Scenario I: Home Environment


Large scale network of computing devices Personalize the living space of humans Ease access to Information and Resources On-demand
From: http://www.extra.research.philips.com/pressmedia/pictures/connectivity_ ambintel.html

Scenario II: Automotive Intelligence


Telematics (Mercedes-Benz) Online concierge services Tele Diagnosis Safety auto braking for active collision avoidance Route Planning
From: http://www.autoworld.com/news/mercedes/benz_s55.htm

Key Technologies

Ambient Intelligence

Key Characteristics
Ubiquity Awareness Intelligence Natural Interaction

From: http://www.extra.research.philips.com/pressmedia/pictures/connectivity_ ambintel.html

Architecture

From: http://www.ideo.co.uk/DTI/Catal-IST/istagist2003_draft_consolidated_report.pdf

Challenges
Interoperability: Networks architecture and integration Saturation: increased volume of information and users Security: solutions with quantum cryptography?
From: http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/news-centre/en/inf/02-11inf02.html

The Future
Attractive future blends:
Computing Communications Consumer lectronics

Technological and Ethical challenges need to be overcome Social acceptance is critical


From: http://www.extra.research.philips.com/pressmedia/pictures/connectivity_ ambintel.html

Interesting URLs
The European Union report, Scenarios for Ambient Intelligence in 2010 (ftp://ftp.cordis.lu/pub/ist/docs/istagscenarios2010.pdf) e2Home, a joint venture between Electrolux and Ericsson to build smart condominiums (www.e2home.com) Georgia Techs Aware Home (www.cc.gatech.edu/fce/ahri) MITs House_n (http://architecture.mit.edu/house_n) MITs Oxygen project for pervasive human-centered computing (http://oxygen.lcs.mit.edu/Overview.html) Philips vision of ambient intelligence (www.philips.com/research/ami)
From: http://csdl.computer.org/comp/mags/ex/2003/04/x4002.pdf