IEE Colloquium on Home Systems - Information, Entertainment and Control

1-1 Oct. 1990

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  • Home systems overview

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):1/1 - 1/3
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    'Home systems', sometimes 'home automation', are the terms used to describe the new applications and opportunities arising from the use of intelligence and communications in consumer products. At the simple level a VCR might talk to a TV to ensure that when the user presses 'record' (to record the current programme) then the VCR will switch to the same channel as the TV. Home systems technology wi... View full abstract»

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  • Applications for home systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):2/1 - 2/3
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    Applications for home systems are discussed both from the general point of view and from that developed on the Esprit home systems project. Home systems will result from the convergence of computer and communications technology in the home. Therefore it could rightly be called 'information technology in the home'. However, the needs of the consumer at home differ from those of the office worker.&l... View full abstract»

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  • Architectures for home systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):3/1 - 3/3
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (63)
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    The basic concept of the home system is to cover diverse requirements by providing a home network which can be used by all products as a general-purpose data highway supporting information transfer and control. In practice there is a spectrum of requirements, and therefore one single universal link cannot be optimum for all applications. In the home, where cost is always important and data rates v... View full abstract»

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  • Transmission media for home systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):4/1 - 4/3
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    The foundation of any communication system is the physical method by which information is to be distributed around the network. In the Esprit home systems project, choice of transmission media and method of use was preceded by a detailed evaluation of both user and manufacturer requirements. Taking these into consideration it was concluded that there is a need to provide several basic network serv... View full abstract»

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  • Components for home systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):5/1 - 5/3
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    Before one can talk about 'components' for home systems, one first must define what is meant by components. Then the special properties a home system has which have a special impact on the choice of components can be identified.<<ETX>> View full abstract»

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  • IEE Colloquium on 'Home Systems - Information, Entertainment and Control' (Digest No.124)

    Publication Year: 1990
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