Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 104, Issue 3, pp 1037–1064 | Cite as

Design of Green Smart Room Using Fifth Generation Network Device Femtolet

  • Priti Deb
  • Anwesha Mukherjee
  • Debashis DeEmail author


Designing smart room with energy-efficient data and application offloading facilities for the users is a crucial issue. This paper has proposed the architecture of a self-organized smart room where the users can offload their data and applications at low power and low latency. Sensors and detectors are used to collect status of the objects present in the room and according to the collected information, the microcontroller operates other devices e.g. lights, AC, smoke detector etc. located inside the room in order to create a self-organized environment. In the proposed architecture fifth generation network device Femtolet is used as a small home base station with cloud environment. The proposed smart room architecture is implemented using network simulator Qualnet version 7 and its performance is evaluated with respect to energy consumption, carried load, delay, jitter and throughput. The simulation results show that Femtolet reduces the energy consumption and delay in accessing cloud services by approximately 14–57% and 8–35% respectively than the femtocell base station to build a green smart home environment.


Femtolet Smart room Power Sensors Microcontroller 



Authors are grateful to Department of Science and Technology (DST) for DST-FIST Reference No.: SR/FST/ETI-296/2011.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of Engineering and ManagementKolkataIndia

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