Smart Home Automation Using IOT and its Low Cost Implementation

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Syed Kashan Ali Shah 1,* Waqas Mahmood 1

1. Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Pakistan

* Corresponding author.


Received: 29 Jun. 2020 / Revised: 16 Jul. 2020 / Accepted: 25 Jul. 2020 / Published: 8 Oct. 2020

Index Terms

Internet of Things, Current Transformer, Wireless Fidelity, General Purpose Input/Output.


The use of automation is emerging with the help of internet providing possibility of objects to work it-self. With recent advancements to the fast speed internet, IoT will be playing a vital role in our daily tasks in present and future. IoT is offering feasibility and effectiveness to the system that are based upon it. These modern technologies are creating comfort and standard way of living because of its time, energy and cost efficiency. In this modern world, where things are going to be on our finger tips, our daily household appliances will also be controlled with our smartphones. This will allow us to manage the usage smartly, and can help in building of an eco-friendly environment. This paper will conduct a study based on how household appliances may be automated smartly with software applications that are integrated with hardware board. It presents the complete architecture of the system with its working capabilities. Also, it explains the internal mechanism of the system which mainly considers the software application and hardware board interaction. As we know the smart home automation is a costly process, so in this paper we would be looking at its low-cost implementation.

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Syed Kashan Ali Shah, Waqas Mahmood, " Smart Home Automation Using IOT and its Low Cost Implementation ", International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing (IJEM), Vol.10, No.5, pp.28-36, 2020. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2020.05.03


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