Role of Open Hardware and IoT in Home Automation: A Case Study

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1192)


Nowadays Open Source platforms has become very popular to test and implement various home automation and IoT based projects as it provides the designer with a physical programmable circuit board and one corresponding Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which plays on your personal computer and is used to write, compile and upload the code on to the circuit board, thus resulting as a complete package and a great choice for beginners. To keep track with the changing world, IoT and open source platforms is becoming a part and parcel of our day to day lives at an increasingly fast pace. This paper is mainly aimed at elaborating the role of Internet of Things and Open Source platform in implementing home automation with the help of an application that will control appliances based on the room temperature and humidity readings. Here we have used Arduino Uno and ESP8266 NodeMCU open source platform for implementing the project.


Home automation Internet of Things Open Source Hardware 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NIT AgartalaAgartalaIndia
  2. 2.VNIT NagpurNagpurIndia

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