Item description for True Visions: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence by E.H.L. Aarts...
Ambient intelligence (AI)refers to a developing technology that will increasingly make our everyday environment sensitive and responsive to our presence. The AI vision requires technology invisibly embedded in our everyday surroundings, present whenever we need it that will lead to the seamless integration of lighting, sounds, vision, domestic appliances, and personal healthcare products to enhance our living experience. Written for the non-specialist seeking an authoritative but accessible overview of this interdisciplinary field, True Visions explains how the devices making up the AI world will operate collectively using information and intelligence hidden in the wireless network connecting them. Expert contributions address key AI components such as smart materials and textiles, system architecture, mobile computing, broadband communication, and underlying issues of human-environment interactions. It seeks to unify the perspectives of scientists from diverse backgrounds ranging from the physics of materials [here I deleted 'science'] to the aesthetics of industrial design as it describes the emergence of ambient intelligence, one of today's most compelling areas of innovation.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.29" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.68 lbs.
Release Date Aug 21, 2006
ISBN 3540289720 ISBN13 9783540289722
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