Design of an IoT Enabled Local Network Based Home Monitoring System with a Priority Scheme


  • V. Tiwari Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
  • A. Keskar Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
  • N. C. Shivaprakash Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India
Volume: 7 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 1464-1472 | April 2017 |


Internet of things (IoT) is a concept where all devices get connected to the internet to exchange information. IoT can be utilized in order to make a home environment interactive and smart. The required connectivity can be provided by either making all the devices Wi-Fi capable, which is costly, or by setting a local wireless sensor network (WSN) which later connects to internet. In this work various devices and sensors are designed and connected in a wireless sensor network within a home environment which generates a sensor dependent data packet. These data packets are then sent to the cloud through a master node. The master sends the data using a proposed priority scheme so that the critical information can be sent early. Simulations were performed to show that under the proposed scheme the loss of critical sensors information is reduced by around 75%.


internet of things, sensor network, wireless communication, home monitoring, priority scheme


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V. Tiwari, A. Keskar, and N. C. Shivaprakash, “Design of an IoT Enabled Local Network Based Home Monitoring System with a Priority Scheme”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1464–1472, Apr. 2017.


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