The wired system uses, optical fibre, Busline, Powerline and twisted cable etc. Some devices use both kinds of networks, wireless and wired. B. SMART HOME CONTROLLER Smart home controller devices are used for controlling the appliances connected by sending signals of data. The examples of these controllers are smartphones, tablets, laptops, remote controls, web browsers and Short Message Service (SMS). Other new devices are- Amazon Alexa, Amazon Echo and Google Home etc. C.HOME AUTOMATION This is achieved by connecting various appliances like- Smart TV, lights, refrigerator, security alarm, water heater and communication devices like Video phone, home calendar etc. There can be motion detectors, window control, security and alarm. Fig: 3. Smart Home Network 5. Smart Home Implementation A.KITCHEN The Internet of Things is making possible a new wave of smart kitchen gadgets, from sensors that know when the stove has been left on. The smart kitchen is based on sensors, actuators and interactive devices. Alexa’s Geneva skill can preheat one’s oven, boil water for tea, and confirm when the rinse cycle will finish. An example appliances which are smart are refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, and dishwashers. The refrigerator also takes an automatic inventory of items inside of it and it can alert the users to what is there. Microwaves can communicate with smart refrigerators and suggest recipes based on the food items available in the refrigerator. The microwave can even be set to start at certain times while users are away from home.
B.LIVING ROOM Smart devices like televisions and stereos will utilize this technology to improve the entertainment experiences. Amazon Echo’s voice assistant Alexa is ever-present in the Artificial Intelligence(AI) world . One ask Alexa to change power, color and brightness of Philips Hue Bulbs with a simple voice command. Alexa can control temperature, read you the news, tell you jokes and integrate many skills. C.SECURITY Smart Security, simulated occupancy, property monitoring and protection, detection of fire, gas leaks and water leaks, teleassistance are considered. Amazon built its Cloud Cam with Alexa integration which allows functioning of i ndoor security cameras that can be a security system add-on or standalone smart feature of one’s home. Fig: 4. Home Automation Devices D.BEDROOM Unique temperature and lighting profile can be set for each bedroom. The smart devices can be used in many aspects, for instance, • Welfare - Health monitoring, personal trainer, remote diagnosis • Entertainment - Television, video, games, Smart Home Theatre, Multi-Room Audio, HD Video Distribution • Environment - Remote control of lighting and heating and air conditioning. Energy usage and cost. • Communication - Video phone, home calendar, reminders and communication inside and outside the house.
E.FARMING The IoT concept is applied to control, monitor and provide the farmers the valuable suggestions regarding the conditions of soil, crops and equipment in their fields, (smartfarm.ag,2015).This facilitates the farmers to increase yield while decreasing energy, water, fertilizer, labor and maintenance costs.
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- Fall '19
- Home automation, Domestic technology