Προσωπικοί ψηφιακοί βοηθοί και εφαρμογές τους σε υπηρεσίες έξυπνου σπιτιού
With the evolution of Artificial Intelligence and IoT, many new technologies and applications have presented themselves. Applications such as Smart Homes, Smart Cities and personal digital assistants are steadily paving the way for the future. Their goal is to better our everyday lives and change the way we do things. Big companies have already invested and created several, very well-known assistants such as Alexa of Amazon, Google’s Google Assistant or Apple’s Siri, as well as Greek companies such as MLS with MAIC's assistant. The aim of this work is to review the evolution of digital personal assistants and to study the bibliography of their widespread applications, which are expanding in line with the rapid development of technology. In this project, we will focus on the use of digital assistant in device management applications in smart home services. Particular we will give an overview of good practices in smart home applications. Introducing some of their advantages in terms of energy saving, security and facilitating the daily life of users. The project concludes with the proposal to implement smart digital assistants in Cosmote Smart Home service, while suggesting service optimizations.