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Home Appliances and Home automation Full Name Student ID Submitted for unit NIT6042 (Thesis 2) Date 1
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Abstract Home appliances are an integral part of any household. The appliances that we use in the house have evolved over time as the world got introduced to the concept of wireless internets and networks. Due to the rise in wireless technology home appliances are getting automated ultimately making a home smarter than ever and making the home fully automated as well. Home automation has various benefits and becoming popular due to the various reasons. The concept of home automation refers to the control of all the home appliances by the means of wireless networking or by the means of remote control. The rise in the field of smart homes has clearly made the home appliances more intelligent, remote controllable, interconnected in the era of Internet of Things. The modernization in artificial intelligence can give us the framework that we require to make the actions in real time. This automation can be achieved by the Internet of Things. The advancement in the field of automation is present but the smartness and controllability of home appliances in a smart home service has its own sets of challenges. In addition to the controllability issues, the choices and likeness of every user differs in context to a device. This article deals with discussion about various smart home appliances/devices and technologies which will ultimately help us achieve the automation of the homes. This study will explore the smart home services and features that are needed by the current set of users. In our article we have concluded that a consistent and continued research will be needed to evaluate the long term benefits of the home appliances and automation. 2
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Contents Abstract .......................................................................................................................................... 2 Introduction .................................................................................................................................... 3 1. Literature Review ................................................................................................................... 6 1. Home Automation ............................................................................................................... 7 2. Features of home automation system ................................................................................ 8 3. Types of home automation services ................................................................................. 10 4. Challenges of home automation ...................................................................................... 11 5. Benefits of a smart home and appliances: ...................................................................... 13 6. Energy Consumption and awareness: ............................................................................ 15 7. How to start home automation: ....................................................................................... 15 8. Parameters to look out in a hub: ..................................................................................... 16 9. How to secure home automation: .................................................................................... 17 10. Various industries related to home automation: ........................................................ 19 11. List of automated home appliances: ............................................................................ 21 12. List of providers for smart home appliances: ............................................................. 22 2. Research Methodology ......................................................................................................... 25 1. Controllability: .................................................................................................................. 25 2. Automation Techniques: .................................................................................................. 26 3. Reliability: ......................................................................................................................... 26 4. Devices Interconnection: .................................................................................................. 26 5. Liability: ............................................................................................................................ 27 1. Experiments and Results .................................................................................................. 27 Discussion .................................................................................................................................. 31 Conclusion ................................................................................................................................. 33 3
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Introduction The ushering of the world in the modern era brought revolution in terms of technology. The aspects of technology have certainly increased in our day to day life. With the inception of the wireless technologies like Wi-Fi, Short Message service (SMS) there has been an increase in interest to build technologies which can make our homes smarter in every aspect.. As we are progressing towards digitalization of every process it has become really important to have total control over our home appliances as well. The lifestyle and work schedule of the people is
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  • Summer '16
  • Lee Huah
  • Wi-Fi, Home appliances, Home automation

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