Simplifying Installation and Maintenance of Ambient Intelligent Solutions Toward Large Scale Deployment

TitleSimplifying Installation and Maintenance of Ambient Intelligent Solutions Toward Large Scale Deployment
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsAloulou, H., B. Abdulrazak, R. Endelin, J. Bentes, T. Tiberghien, and J. Bellmunt
Conference NameInternational Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics
PublisherSpringer
Abstract

Simplify deployment and maintenance of Ambient Intelligence solutions is important to enable large-scale deployment and maximize the use/benefit of these solutions. More mature Ambient Intelligence solutions emerge on the market as a result of an intensive investment in research. This research targets mainly the accuracy, usefulness, and usability aspects of the solutions. Still, possibility to adapt to different environments, ease of deployment and maintenance are ongoing problems of Ambient Intelligence. Existing solutions require an expert to move on-site in order to install or maintain systems. Therefore, we present in this paper our attempt to enable quick large scale deployment. We discuss lessons learned from our approach for automating the deployment process in order to be performed by ordinary people. We also introduce a solution for simplifying the monitoring and maintenance of installed systems.

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