Somewhere in this country whose name is irrelevant, a group of seven people are sitting at a round table. They are professionals with varying degrees of responsibility in cooperatives and companies that directly or indirectly belong to the healthcare sector, produce or provide services in this field. They have been called by a specialized cluster that knows the market and sees a great potential of collaboration to innovate. After a thorough investigation, they see a business opportunity in the public health field that involves managing projects and initiatives for open innovation. The cluster wants to provide the space and atmosphere for the collaboration to arise.
When the smartphone entered our homes. Learning experiences from collaborative projects in the field of the Internet of Things.
It has not been long since the smartphone has entered our homes. However, it seems that this happened more than a decade ago. If you observe what your housemates do (at your home or at your relatives’), you will see that they are using the smartphone in all the areas of the house, including the bathroom. Now, if you are asked about the use of smartphoneS at your home, you will probably be more cautious, especially under certain circumstances. That’s how human beings are.
Since the smartphone got into our habitat, our homes are potentially Smart. Some researchers have been working for a long time on the development of technological innovations to generate business opportunities in different fields related to the home and its inhabitants’ management, in areas such as energy, health, food, and security. In summary home connectivity potencial areas have increased exponentially in the last years.