Pervasive Domestic Computing

April–June 2016

Pervasive Computing magazine cover

Researchers have studied pervasive computing in many domains, but few are as complex as the home. Decades of early-adopter use of smart home technologies have blazed the path and highlighted numerous research challenges. Today, the long-standing vision of pervasive computing, commonly referred to as the Internet of Things, is finally starting to come to fruition in people's homes. The articles in this special issue showcase the diverse range of research in domestic pervasive computing. Read article »

About IEEE Pervasive Computing

IEEE Pervasive Computing explores the many facets of pervasive and ubiquitous computing with research articles, case studies, product reviews, conference reports, departments covering wearable and mobile technologies, and more.

Articles from IEEE Pervasive Computing

Smart Sensing Systems for the Daily Drive

Smart Sensing Systems for the Daily Drive

These prototype smartphone-based systems could sense on-street parking-space occupancy and recognize repetitive car journeys to provide personalized alerts to the user. Read full article »

Soft Actuation: Smart Home and Office with Human-in-the-Loop

Soft Actuation: Smart Home and Office with Human-in-the-Loop

Because of concerns over fully-automated smart systems, the authors focus on what they call soft actuation, which involves user interaction and targets noncritical applications for the home or office. Read full article »


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