Intuitive Appliance Control System Based on a High-Accuracy Indoor Positioning System

Jun Komeda, Yutaka Arakawa, Morihiko Tamai, Keiichi Yasumoto

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Abstract

The recent increase in number of household appliances has resulted in an increase in the number of required remote controls. Multifunctional learning remote controls attempt to reduce the number of controls, but their complexity may confuse users. Recently, an alternative gesture-based control system has also been proposed, but it requires users to perform complicated gestures for turning on or selecting appliances. In this paper, we propose an appliance control system, which leverages the advantages of remote controls and gesture recognition. In our system, a user can select the target device just by pointing to the appliance using a remote control. After selecting the device, the user can control the appliance with buttons displayed on a touch panel attached to the remote control. The system is based on a high-accuracy indoor positioning system embedded in a smart house. We evaluated the proposed system through an experiment, and results show that the system can be used in daily life.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014
EditorsYu Zheng, Parimala Thulasiraman, Bernady O. Apduhan, Yukikazu Nakamoto, Huansheng Ning, Yuqing Sun
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages134-139
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781479976461
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event11th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing and 11th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing and 14th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014 - Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Duration: Dec 9 2014Dec 12 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014

Other

Other11th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing and 11th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing and 14th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014
CountryIndonesia
CityDenpasar, Bali
Period12/9/1412/12/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Komeda, J., Arakawa, Y., Tamai, M., & Yasumoto, K. (2014). Intuitive Appliance Control System Based on a High-Accuracy Indoor Positioning System. In Y. Zheng, P. Thulasiraman, B. O. Apduhan, Y. Nakamoto, H. Ning, & Y. Sun (Eds.), Proceedings - 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014 (pp. 134-139). [7306944] (Proceedings - 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/UIC-ATC-ScalCom.2014.71