Design of Universal Hardware Node Board for Smart-Home Automation and the IoT

  • Jan StepanEmail author
  • Richard CimlerEmail author
  • Jan MatyskaEmail author
  • Ondrej KrejcarEmail author
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 769)


An affordable way of designing and developing an universal node board that can be used with existing Internet gateways or smart home automation frameworks is presented in this paper. Its design allows connecting almost any available sensor, actuator, or control element. The use of the proposed architecture also decreases the time to deploy a system, as well as the time needed to test and analyze various ideas and scenarios. Future improvements and testing are also discussed.


Microchip Hardware development Home automation IoT node 



The support of the Specific Research Project at FIM UHK is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Informatics and ManagementUniversity of Hradec KrálovéHradec KrálovéCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Hradec KrálovéHradec KrálovéCzech Republic

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