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FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme 'Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments'
 

Summary: FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme
'Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments'
Dimitris Grammenos1, Xenophon Zabulis1,
Antonis A. Argyros1, Constantine Stephanidis1
1
Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas
{gramenos, zabulis, argyros, cs}@ics.forth.gr
Abstract. This paper introduces the horizontal, interdisciplinary, cross-
thematic RTD Programme in the field of Ambient Intelligence which has
recently been initiated by the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation
for Research and Technology Hellas, aiming to contribute towards the
creation and provision of pioneering human-centric AmI technologies and
smart environments.
Keywords: Ambient Intelligence, Smart Environnements
1 Introduction
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) envisages a future where the environment is populated by
several interoperating embedded devices of different size and capabilities, which are
interweaved into "the fabric of everyday life" and are indistinguishable from it [1]. In
such "smart" spaces, the way that people interact with the environment in order to
perform everyday tasks is expected to radically change, shifting towards natural, user-

  

Source: Argyros, Antonis - Foundation of Research and Technology, Hellas & Department of Computer Science, University of Crete
Markatos, Evangelos P. - Department of Computer Science, University of Crete

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences