Facility: Smart Environments Laboratory


To support the research carried out, the Smart Environment Research Group Lab has a large scale Intelligent Environment (approx. 6,800 square feet) to support the deployment and evaluation of Connected Health solutions. Key features of the environment include:

• 4 dedicated smart labs (each 17m²) to support Research Staff and Postgraduate Students 
• kitchen, living room, meeting room and autonomic and robotics lab. 

The SERG laboratories are supported with core technology to facilitate the ongoing research. There are two high performance servers with the following specification:
• 2x Intel Opteron 2356 2.3 GHz CPUs
• 64Gb DDR2-667 rg ECC
• 2x NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800 4GB
• Access can be obtained using Remote Desktop

The infrastructure is also supported by: 
• 3 x Web Servers (opened for outside access)
• MySQL Server (internal access)
• 2 x 7.5Tb NAS Drives for backup
• Multi-platform development environments
• Mobile Platform Development environments and devices, including
   - Android
   - iOS (iPhone & iPad)
   - Research in Motion (Blackberry)
   - Symbian
   - Windows Mobile


  • http://scm.ulster.ac.uk/~scmresearch/SERG/resources-lab.html