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Embedded Web Technologies for the Internet of Things

  • Walter Colitti
  • Nguyen Thanh Long
  • Niccolò De Caro
  • Kris Steenhaut
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Part of the Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation book series (SSMI, volume 9)

Abstract

The adoption of open standard communication protocols based on embedded IP and Web technologies is a key building block for the realization of the Internet of Things (IoT) vision, where trillions of smart objects will be connected and will open up exciting possibilities for the creation of new and innovative services. Embedded Web protocols are interoperable, reduce the overall IoT architectural complexity, and deliver a long term value as it has already been demonstrated by the success of the Internet and of the Web. This chapter discusses on the adoption of IP and in particular of Web technologies in smart objects for the realization of the Web of Things (WoT). The work reviews the main protocols and discusses on how and why they improve interoperability, reduce the overall IoT architectural complexity and facilitate the integration between the IoT and Web applications.

Keywords

Wireless Sensor Network Transmission Control Protocol User Datagram Protocol Domain Name System Smart Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Colitti
    • 1
  • Nguyen Thanh Long
    • 1
  • Niccolò De Caro
    • 1
  • Kris Steenhaut
    • 1
  1. 1.Department ETRO-INDIVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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