A Smart Home Development Tool combining Simulation, Emulation and Real-World IoT

Per Lynggaard

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Intelligent smart homes will offer context-aware, personalized and adaptive services to users. These services range from simple remote control to fully automated / autonomous actions based on user context and adaptive behaviour. However, in science it is difficult to study smart homes and their embedded smart objects, because laboratory environments are costly and time consuming to create. This paper proposes a simulator with built-in emulator capabilities. It integrates smart home simulation and emulation capabilities into one device. In this way, smart home implementation models exist either as pure software or as a mixture, where the software part gradually moves into the physical object processing unit. Thus, early in the development phase simulation runs in software and later as a thin client communicating with the real world objects running their own embedded software. The proposed approach reduces the complexity, cost and time to construct laboratory environments early in development phase.
Translated title of the contributionEt smart hjem udviklingsværktøj som kombinere simulering, emulering og IoT
Original languageEnglish
Publication date22 Nov 2011
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2011
EventCMI International conference: Internet of Things - Ballerup, Denmark
Duration: 24 Nov 201125 Nov 2011


ConferenceCMI International conference

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