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Service integration with UPnP agent for an ubiquitous home environment

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Consumer electronics and intelligent appliances can be successful and widely used in a smart or ubiquitous home environment. Service integration had become an important issue for system development. In this paper, we present an approach for UPnP devices connecting to outer networks via UPnP aware gateway. We develop service on a smart campus network based on enhanced UPnP technologies as an example. Under such framework, intelligent system provides users individual information at the right place and the right time.

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This research was partially supported by the National Science Council, Taiwan under Grant NSC95-2221-E-002-068, NSC95-2218-E-002-038 and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan under Grant 96-EC-17-A-02-S1-049.

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Chen, W., Kuo, SY. & Chao, HC. Service integration with UPnP agent for an ubiquitous home environment. Inf Syst Front 11, 483–490 (2009).

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