Expertise Centre on Smart Living & eHealth
Smart Homes is the expert centre on smart living, eHealth, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), home automation and energy management. Founded in 1998, it acts as an independent and intermediary organisation in the complex market of technology for a better quality of life. Our main focus is on bridging the worlds of technical developments and those of end-users and service providers.
The multidisciplinary team of Smart Homes has in-depth expertise in the fields of ICT,
human technology interaction, gerontology, electrical and mechanical engineering, marketing, exploitation, energy management, and industrial design.
We are an active partner in regional, national and international research and pilot projects. In addition, Smart Homes has a broad network of partners from industry, service and care providers, and is active in dissemination.
Our unique tool for research validation, evaluation and dissemination is the Smartest House of the Netherlands.
For more information about our specific activities, please have a look at our objectives and our products and services.