Prof. J. Walter - Informationstechnik, Mikrocomputertechnik, Digitale Medien Project Introduction
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IOT for Home Automation by Browser
Winter Semester 2018/2019
Ong Kai Li (65631)

2.1 Project Introduction

Figure 2.1.1 : IOT Home Automation System
The “Internet of Things” (IOT) is the main technology trends which innovating the world nowadays. It begins to shape the future of the technologies which it will allow the devices to communicate automatically among each other with its networks. It is the network of devices, vehicles, and home appliances that contain electronics, software, actuators and connectivity which allows these things to connect, interact and exchange data.
An IOT for home automation system by browser is a system which allows users to control the systems and appliances in a house via their smartphones, desktops, laptops, tablets or other devices. It comprises wireless embedded sensors and actuators that enable the monitoring and controlling process of the home appliances easier and more efficient. The biggest benefit of this system is that it can reduce human labour in controlling their devices in their daily life.
A home automation system can control the lighting, climate, entertainment systems and other appliances. Home security system may also being included in this home automation system such as access control and alarm systems. As the examples of the alarm systems are the gas or water leakage detection system, intruder alarm and so on.

  With Support of Prof. J. Walter Winter Semester 2018/2019