Enabling the Interconnection of Smart Devices Through Semantic Web Techniques
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Nowadays, there are millions of devices connected to the Internet. This is what we know as called Internet of Things. The integration of these smart devices with the web protocols makes them more accessible and understandable by people. The purpose of these devices is to make people’s lives easier. Thanks to the collaboration between devices, the possibilities that the Web of Things offers can be even more exploited. However, many manufacturers develop their own devices and protocols in order to protect their market share, limiting in many ways the collaboration between devices of different manufacturers. This paper presents a solution based on semantic web techniques with the purpose of achieving collaboration between devices regardless of the technologies and protocols developed by their manufacturers.
KeywordsWeb of Things Semantic web Collaboration
This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through projects TIN2015-69957-R, TIN2014-53986-REDT, and TIN2015-67083-R (MINECO/FEDER, UE), by the Department of Economy and Infrastructure of the Government of Extremadura (GR15098, IB18030), by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by 4IE project (0045-4IE-4-P) funded by the Interreg V-A España-Portugal (POCTEP) 2014-2020 program.
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