This chapter provides an introduction into the current state of acceptance of smart home technology and its history. It starts with examining four stages of domestic technology, the current situation, and the future of smart home technology. This chapter aims to apply concepts from literature on the diffusion of innovation on the past, present, and future of smart home technology. Lastly, this chapter examines the analogies between technology adoption discussed in the first three stages of domestic technology with the present and future situation of home automation and robotics.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Smart Homes, Health Care and Well-Being|
|Editors||J. van Hoof, G. Demeris, E.J.M. Wouters|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
- Smart homes
- Innovation process
- Home automation