Smart homes, private homes? An empirical study of technology researchers’ perceptions of ethical issues in developing smart-home health technologies

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Birchley, Giles; Huxtable, Richard; Murtagh, Madeleine; ter Meulen, Ruud; Flach, Peter; Gooberman-Hill, Rachael;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Medical Ethics,volume 18 (issn: 1472-6939, eissn: 1472-6939)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0183-z, pmc: PMC5379767
  • Subject: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485 | Research Article | Empirical ethics | R723-726 | Privacy | Ubiquitous computing | Research ethics | Medical philosophy. Medical ethics | Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't | Smart-home | Engineering ethics | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/jean_golding | Journal Article | Health technology | Qualitative research | Jean Golding | Choice

Background Smart-home technologies, comprising environmental sensors, wearables and video are attracting interest in home healthcare delivery. Development of such technology is usually justified on the basis of the technology’s potential to increase the autonomy of peop... View more
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