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Title Ecological design of smart home networks : technologies, social impact and sustainability / edited by Nobuo Saito and David Menga
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Woodhead Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Woodhead Publishing series in electronic and optical materials ; number 70
Woodhead Publishing series in electronic and optical materials ; no. 70
Contents Front Cover; Related titles; Ecological Design of Smart Home Networks; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials; Part 1 -- Principles and technologies; 1 -- The concept of an ecological smart home network; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Historical transitions; 1.3 Moving toward sustainability; 1.4 Technology elements; 1.5 Design considerations; 1.6 Future trends; References; 2 -- Power line communications and hybrid systems for home networks; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Power line technologies; 2.3 Hybrid wireless/power line systems
2.4 Future trends2.5 Sources of further information; 3 -- Middleware platform for smart home networks; 3.1 Standardization of home networks and devices; 3.2 Problems with standardization regarding home networks and devices; 3.3 PUCC peer-to-peer/overlay networking protocols and device metadata technologies; 3.4 PUCC middleware platform; 3.5 Smart home applications using the PUCC middleware platform; 3.6 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Part 2 -- Applications; 4 -- The ecology of home sensor networks for telecare; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Context of telecare; 4.3 Telecare networks
4.4 Telecare systems4.5 Conclusion; References; 5 -- Smart home networking for content management; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Operational modes; 5.3 Technology analysis; 5.4 Contextual awareness and intelligence; 5.5 Conclusions; References; 6 -- Case study of an ecological, smart home network: iZEUS-intelligent Zero Emission Urban System; 6.1 Overview of smart home businesses today (by Isshiki and Umejima); 6.2 Overview of ECHONET Lite (International Open Standard for Home appliances and utilities) (by Murakami); 6.3 Overview of Smart House Businesses 1: Panasonic activities (by Murakami)
6.4 Overview of Smart House Businesses 2: Toshiba activities (by Hirahara and Minemura)6.5 Open source software and related activities for ECHONET Lite with web technology (by Owada); INDEX
Summary This book provides an authoritative guide for postgraduate students and academic researchers in electronics, computer and network engineering, telecommunications, energy technology and home automation, as well as R & D managers in industrial sectors such as wireless technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications and networking, information technology, energy technology and home automation. Part One outlines the key principles and technologies needed for ecological smart home networks. Beginning with a thorough overview of the concept behind ecological smart home network design, the book reviews such important areas as power line communications, hybrid systems and middleware platforms. Part Two then goes on to discuss some important applications of this technology, with wireless smart sensor networks for home and telecare, and smart home networking for content and energy management (including the intelligent Zero Emission Urban System), all explored in detail
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed April 13, 2015)
Subject Home automation.
House construction.
Form Electronic book
Author Menga, David, editor
Saitō, Nobuo, editor
ISBN 1782421246 (electronic bk.)
9781782421245 (electronic bk.)