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Intelligent Home LAB

Date of establishment: April 1, 2015
Director: Hiroto Kobayashi
(Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance,
Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies)
Contact: Hiroto Kobayashi Lab. hiroto[at]sfc.keio.ac.jp

Objectives

As the Internet of Everything (IoE) advances to practical use, investigating the consumption and lifestyle of residents who have adopted advanced, intelligent home technology has become an urgent priority. This laboratory conducts research on intelligent home technologies, both domestic and international, and analyzes life-cycle values and performance in the living environments of urban residents. The Intelligent Home Lab brings together academia and industry to identify needs in the contemporary housing environment. The lab develops new devices, media, and services which meet these needs and serve as catalysts for growth in the continuing evolution of the intelligent home.

Outline of research activity plans

  • Collecting leading-edge technology, knowledge and information concerning intelligent homes, domestic and international
  • Analyzing the life-cycle and performance values of intelligent home technology in the living environments of urban residents
  • Supporting the development of devices, media and services concerning intelligent homes

Memberships

Name Affiliation
o Hiroto Kobayashi Professor, Graduate School of Media and GovernanceA
Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Ikuyo Kaneko Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance
Professor, Faculty of Policy Management
Masatoshi Tamamura Professor, Faculty of Policy Management
Takayuki Sasaki Doctor Course Student, Graduate School of Media and Governence