Université de Neuchâtel

The smart home as a place of control and security : an analysis of domestication of smart technologies for the making of a home

Innocenti, Laura ; Hertz, Ellen (Dir.) ; Dubuis, Claudia (Codir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2017 ; 404.

Home is variously conceived as place of security and control, of domestic practices and identity. Smart homes, in contrast, are often portrayed narrowly in technical or functional terms for their capacity to enhance comfort, convenience, energy management and security. Studies of smart homes that are concerned with control and security issues generally do so to improve usability of smart...