Voice activated Home System for the Movement Impaired Aged Persons


  •   Godfrey Nwaji Okorafor

  •   Felix Kelechi Opara

  •   Nkwachukwu Chukwuchekwa

  •   Chigozie Gordon Ononiwu


Smarthome system is one of the major growing industries that change the way people live, and most of these smarthome systems target abled young persons` seeking luxury and sophisticated smarthome platforms; but this design targets the disabled aged. This smarthome system allows the aged to wirelessly control home appliances from a centralized control unit. The developed system is integrated as a single portable unit that allows the user to wirelessly control lights, fans, electronic doors, electronic windows and robotic wheelchair. The system is portable and constructed in a way that it is easy to install, configure, run, and maintain. Here, voice being the primary interface between the aged user and the smarthome, a voice controlled smarthome system is designed, so that the users can perform their domestic tasks by just the use of their voices to speak their command words.

Keywords: Command Words, Home Appliances, Smarthome System, Voice Control, Wireless Communication


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Okorafor, G., Opara, F., Chukwuchekwa, N. and Ononiwu, C. 2019. Voice activated Home System for the Movement Impaired Aged Persons. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. 4, 11 (Nov. 2019), 32-37. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2019.4.11.1616.