publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

Smart homes with smartphones : Creating a Smart home application for smartphones

Lärka, Martin;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik
  • Country: Sweden
The goal of this master thesis was to evaluate the field of Smart home applications run on mobile platforms such as smart phones. This was at the time a relatively new field that has attracted the attention of Smart phone giants like Apple and Google. This raised the question whether or not the users willingness to embrace the technology. To evaluate the field, a literature study was conducted covering the Smart home technology, and Apple’s and Google’s Smart home solutions. The rendered in a prototype for a Smart home communication application which was run on the Android platform. The prototype was then used in user tests focusing on the usability of the appli...
free text keywords: Smart home, Smartphone, HomeKit, Nest
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