Modular Framework for Smart Home Applications

  • Javier Blesa
  • Pedro Malagón
  • Álvaro Araujo
  • José M. Moya
  • Juan Carlos Vallejo
  • Juan-Mariano de Goyeneche
  • Elena Romero
  • Daniel Villanueva
  • Octavio Nieto-Taladriz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5518)

Abstract

In this paper we present the design of a low cost system which automatically controls the air conditioning equipments of a home. The sensors and controllers distributed use Zigbee, a protocol for wireless personal area networks, to communicate themselves. The aim of our design is to facilitate the development of complex smart homes applications, emphasizing the modularity of the system. This kind of applications is a great advantage for the end user, especially in the case of people with disabilities, who couldn’t interact with home’s electronic equipment.

Keywords

Wireless personal area network low consumption domotic ZigBeeTM ambient intelligence air conditioning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Blesa
    • 1
  • Pedro Malagón
    • 1
  • Álvaro Araujo
    • 1
  • José M. Moya
    • 1
  • Juan Carlos Vallejo
    • 1
  • Juan-Mariano de Goyeneche
    • 1
  • Elena Romero
    • 1
  • Daniel Villanueva
    • 1
  • Octavio Nieto-Taladriz
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Ingeniería Electrónica, ETSI de TelecomunicaciónUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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