IoT for smart homes

IoT for smart homes

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The usage of smart homes in real-time applications has been one of the state-of-the-art due to the quality of life they provide to the residing life. Internet of things (IoT)-based smart homes are booming in the market where a large number of IoT-connected daily used items are commercially available. These devices are used in the smart homes for ubiquitous monitoring of the different activities of the residing people. This chapter gives an overview of some of the smart devices available for IoT-based smart homes along with some of the research work done on IoT-based smart homes in the laboratory. This also showcases some of the sensors that have been used for biomedical applications and have the potential to be used in smart homes.

Chapter Contents:

  • 7.1. Introduction
  • 7.2 IoT-based smart homes
  • 7.2.1 Models for smart homes
  • 7.2.2 Communication protocols in smart homes
  • 7.2.3 Architecture of smart homes
  • 7.2.4 Security in smart homes
  • 7.3 Potential sensors for smart homes
  • 7.4 Challenges and future opportunities
  • References

Inspec keywords: home automation; Internet of Things

Other keywords: Internet of Things-based smart homes; smart devices; ubiquitous monitoring; IoT-based smart homes; IoT-connected daily used items

Subjects: Automated buildings; Home computing; Ubiquitous and pervasive computing

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