U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, visited the ΙΤΙ Smart Home on 27 April 2018.
The CERTH/ITI nZEB Smart House is a rapid prototyping & novel technologies demonstration infrastructure resembling a real domestic building where occupants can experience actual living scenarios while exploring various innovating smart IoT-based technologies with provided Energy, Health, Big Data, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services.
As the first Smart near-Zero Energy Building in Greece, it combines enhanced construction materials and intelligent ICT solutions creating a future-proof, sustainable and active testing, validating and evaluating ecosystem.
Ambassador Pyatt was guided in the Smart Home’s tele-immersion lab by Dr Petros Daras, Head of the Visual Computing Laboratory (VCL) and a Research Director at CERTH/ITI. The ambassador showed great interest in the laboratory’s research and innovation activities and in current and future projects.