Smart home technologies can be designed to assist older adults, especially those living in rural areas, to continue living at home.
The main smart devices trial include:
Google Home digital voice assistant
Aeotec smart lights- Sensor-activated coloured lights.
Aeotec smart switches.
Homes designed to address the research and knowledge gaps relating to older people’s use of smart home technologies.
It is recommended that smart home devices be offered as optional extras for in-home services, providing opportunities for seniors to gain digital living skills.