Abstract

The recent proliferation of ever smaller and smarter electronic devices, combined with the introduction of wireless communication and mobile software technologies enables the construction of a large variety of pervasive applications. The inherent complexity of such applications along with their non-expert clientele raises the necessity of building middleware solutions. This paper proposes to use the H-Omega application server to build user-centric applications. H-Omega relies on a service oriented component platform, iPOJO, and provides useful technical services for pervasive applications. This paper presents how to easily develop user-centric applications on the top of the H-Omega platform.

Keywords

pervasive application application server web portal iPOJO 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Weiser, M.: The computer for the 21st century. Scientific American 265(3) (1991)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bourcier, J., Escoffier, C., Lalanda, P.: Implementing home-control applications on service platform. In: 4th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2007), Las Vegas (January 2007)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Escoffier, C., Bourcier, J., Lalanda, P.: Toward an Application Server for Home Applications. In: 5th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2008), Las Vegas (2008)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Bottaro, A., Bourcier, J., Escoffier, C., Lalanda, P.: Context-Aware Service Composition in a Home Control Gateway. In: IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (2007)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Papazoglou, M.P., Georgakopoulos, D.: Service-oriented computing. Commun. ACM 46(10), 24–28 (2003)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Huhns, M.N., Singh, M.P.: Service-Oriented Computing: Key Concepts and Principles. IEEE Internet Computing 9, 75–81 (2005)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Escoffier, C., Hall, R.S., Lalanda, P.: iPOJO An extensible service-oriented component framework. In: IEEE International Conference on Service Computing. Salt Lake City (2007)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Escoffier, C., Hall, R.S.: Dynamically adaptable applications with iPOJO service components. In: Lumpe, M., Vanderperren, W. (eds.) SC 2007. LNCS, vol. 4829, pp. 113–128. Springer, Heidelberg (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    OSGi Alliance. OSGi Service Platform Core Specification Release 4 (August 2005), http://www.osgi.org
  10. 10.
    The UPnP Forum, http://www.upnp.org

Copyright information

© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clement Escoffier
    • 1
  • Jonathan Bardin
    • 2
  • Johann Bourcier
    • 3
  • Philippe Lalanda
    • 2
  1. 1.akquinet AGBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Grenoble University, BP 53Grenoble Cedex 9France
  3. 3.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

Personalised recommendations