Home Automation

Information about Home Automation

Published on April 21, 2011

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Home Automation: Home Automation Applied networking solutions in the home What is home automation?: Home automation is any method or practice that simplifies or automates repetitive tasks in the home. This applies whether the method is mechanical or electronic. Home automation is any method or practice that simplifies or automates repetitive tasks in the home. This applies whether the method is mechanical or electronic. Home automation is any method or practice that simplifies or automates repetitive tasks in the home. This applies whether the method is mechanical or electronic. What is home automation? Electronic home automation: Electronic home automation “Remote Control” “light switch” -1884 Control over air using radio frequency -1898 Control over dedicated signal conductors (wired remote) -1950 Control over air using light pulses - 1956 Control over existing power conductors (power line carrier) -1978 Why automate?: Why automate? Eliminate repetitive tasks Integrate environment with inhabitants Economy / Conservation Monitor and control states Centralize control of multiple components Obstacles to automation: Obstacles to automation Clutter Simplification leads to complication Planning Integration Management Is it networking?: Is it networking? Networking: (Merriam-Webster, 2011) ”… a system of computers, peripherals, terminals, and databases connected by communications lines.” Microprocessors in sending and receiving components: Form (encode) data Transmit Receive Interpret (decode) Execute Yes! Modern Infrared Remote Controllers: Modern Infrared Remote Controllers Remote device receives analog input Light pulses represent binary flow Receiver interprets data Executes command OSI Model: OSI Model Television remote (Infrared): Television remote (Infrared) Ir remotes: the good: Ir remotes: the good 55 years and still going Familiar interface IR interference unlikely Functionality expansion IR Remotes: The Bad: IR Remotes: The Bad Interoperability Range / Line-of-sight Misplaced TV Code A-Mark 10003 Abex 10032 Admiral 10093, 10463 Advent 10761, 10817, 10815, 10783, 10842 Adventura 10046 Aiko 10092 Akai 10812, 10702, 10030, 10672, 10060 Alaron 10179 Albatron 10843, 10700 Ambassador 10177 America Action 10180 Ampro 10751 Anam 10180 Anam National 10055 AOC 10030, 10019, 10003, 10052, 10185 Apex Digital 10748, 10765, 10767, 10156, 10879, 10890 Archer 10003 Audiovox 10451, 10180, 10092, 10623, 10003, 10802, 10875 Aventura 10171 Belcor 10019 Bell & Howell 10154, 10016 BenQ 11032 Boxlight 10893 Bradford 10180 Brockwood 10019, Broksonic 10236, 10463, 10180, 10003 Cadia 11283 Candle 10030, 10056, 10046, 10186 Carnivale 10030 Carver 10054 CCE 10217 Celebrity 10000 Celera 10765 Changhong 10765 Citizen 10060, 10030, 10056, 10092, 10039, 10046, 10280 Clarion 10180 Clairtone 10185 Commercial Solutions 11447, 10047 Concerto 10056 Contec 10180 10180, 10178, 10171, 10019, 10177, 10623, 10179, 10038, 10039, 10185, 10280, 10282, 10451 Envision 10030, 10813 Epson 10833, 10840 ESA 10812, 10171 Fisher 10154, 10159 Fujitsu 10809, 10683, 10179, 10853, 10186 Funai 10180, 10171, 10179 Futuretech 10180 Gateway 11755, 11756 GE 11447, 10047, 10051, 10451, 10178, 10021, 11347, 11147, 10027, 10055, 10135, 10282, 10747 Gibralter 10017, 10030, 10019 Go Video 10866 GoldStar 10030, 10178, 10019, 10001, 10032 Goodmans 10360 Grundig 10683 Grunpy 10180, 10179 Haier 11034, 10768 Hallmark 10178 Harley Davidson 10179 Harman/ Kardon 10054 Harvard 10180 Havermy 10093 Helios 10865 Hello Kitty 10451 Hewlett Packard (HP) 11088, 11089, 11101, 11494, 11502 Himitsu 10180, 10748 Hisense 10748 Hitachi 11145, 10145, 10016, 10151, 10056, 10032, 10038 Hyundai 10849 Ilo 10765, 10767 Infinity 10054 Insignia 10171, 11326, 10463, 10150, 10154 Inteq 10017 Janeil 10046 JBL 10054 JCB 10000 Jensen 10761, 10817, 10815 JVC 10053, 10731, 11253 Kaypani 10052 KEC 10180 Kenwood 10030, 10019 KLH 10765, 10767 Klonka 10628, 10632, 10638, 10703, 10707 Kloss 10024, 10046 Kost 11262 KTV 10180, 10030, 10039, 10185, 10217, 10280 LG 10856, 11265, 10178, 10700, 11178, 10823 Logik 10016 Luxman 10056 LXI 10047, 10054, 10154, 10156, 10178, 10174 Magnavox 11454, 10054, 10030, 10706, 10179, 11254, 10020, 10024, 10096, 10186, 10187, 10386, 10802 Majestic 10016 Marantz 10054, 10030, 10704, 11454, 10854, 10855, 11154 Matsushita 10250, 10650 Maxent 11755 Megapower 10700 Megatron 10178, 10145, 10003 MEI 10185 Memorex 10154, 10463, 10150, 10178, 10179, 10016 MGA 10150, 10030, 10178, 10019 Midland 10047, 10017, 10051, 10032, 10039, 10135, 10747 Minutz 10021 Mitsubishi 10093, 11250, 10150, 10178, 10836, 10019, 10868 Monivision 10700, 10843 Motorola 10093, 10055 MTC 10060, 10030, 10019, 10056, 10185 Multitech 10180, 10185, 10217 NAD 10156, 10178, 10866 NEC 10030, 11704, 10019, 10497, 10056, 10882 NetTV 11755 Nikko 10030, 10178, 10092 Noshi 10018 Norcent 10748, 10824 NTC 10092 Olevia 11331 Onwa 10180 Optimus 10154, 10250, 10166, 10650 Optoma 10887, 11348 Optonica 10093, 10165 Orion 10236, 10463, 10179, 11463 Panasonic 10250, 10051, 10650, 10055, 11410 Penney 10047, 10156, 10051, 10060, 10030, 10178, 10021, 10019, 11347, 10003, 10018, 10027, 10032, 10039, 10135, 10747 Philco 10054, 10030, 10019, 10020, 10096 Philips 11454, 10054, 10690, 11154 Pilot 10030, 10019, 10039 Pioneer 10166, 10866, 10679, 10038 Polaroid 10765, 10865, 11262, 11276, 11314, 11316, 11326, 11327, 11328, 11341 Portland 10019, 10092, 10039 Prima 10761, 10783, 10817, 10815 Princeton 10700, 10717 Prism 10051 Proscan 11447, 10047, 11347 , 10466,10747 Proton 10178, 10466, 10003, 10052 Pulsar 10017, 10019 Quasar 10250, 10051, 10650 , 10055,10165 RadioShack 10047, 10154, 10180, 10030, 10178, 10019, 10056, 10032, 10039, 10165, 10747 RCA 11447, 10047, 10019, 10679, 11247, 11547, 10090, 11147, 11047, 11347, 10018 Realistic 10154, 10180, 10030, 10178, 10056, 10019, 10032, 10039, 10165 Rhapsody 10185 Runco 10017, 10030, 10603, 10497 Sampo 10030, 11755 , 10032, 10039, 10052 Samsung 10060, 10812, 10702, 10030, 10178, 10019, 10766, 11060, 10056, 10814, 10032, 10217 Samsux 10039 Sansui 10463 Sanyo 10154, 10146, 10159,10799, 10893 Sceptre 11360 Scimitsu 10019 Scotch 10178 Scott 10236, 10180, 10178, 10179, 10019 Sears 10047, 10054, 10154, 10156, 10178, 10171, 10179, 10056, 10146, 10159, 10747 Seleco 11351 Sharp 10093, 10689, 10688, 10851, 10818, 10039, 10157, 10165, 10386, 10491 Sheng Chia 10093 Shogun 10019 Simpson 10186, 10187 Signature 10016 Signet 11262 Sole 10813 Sony 11100, 10000, 10834, 10080, 10111 Soundesign 10180, 10178, 10179, 10186 Specticon 10003 Squareview 10171 SSS 10180, 10019 Starlite 10180 Studio Experience 10843 Superscan 10093, 10864 Supre -Macy 10046 Supreme 10000 SVA 10748, 10768, 10865, 10587, 10865, 10870, 10871, 10872 Sylvania 10054, 10030, 10171,10020, 10096, 10381 Symphonic 10180, 10171 Syntax 11331 Tandy 10093 Tatung 10003, 10055, 11101, 11756 Technics 10250, 10051 Technol Ace 10179 Techview 10847 Techwood 10051, 10056, 10003 Teknika 10054, 10180, 10150, 10060, 10019, 10179, 10016, 10056, 10092, 10186, 10039 Telefunken 10702, 10056 TMK 10178, 10177, 10056 TNCi 10017 Toshiba 10154, 11256, 10156, 10060, 11704, 10845, 11656, 10650, 11356, 10832, 11156, 11265, 11343, 11360 Tosonic 10185 Totevision 10039 Trical 10157 TVS 10463 Universal 10027 V Inc. 11756 Vector Research 10030 Victor 10053 Vidikron 10054 Vidtech 10178, 10019 Viewsonic 11755, 10857, 10864, 10885, 11330, 11342 Viking 10046 Vizio 10864, 10885, 11756, 10178 Wards 10054, 10030, 10178, 10019, 10179, 10016, 10021, 10056, 10866, 10020, 10027, 10080, 10096, 10111, 10165, 11156 Waycon 10156 Westinghouse 10000, 10451, 10885, 10889, 10890, 11092, 11828 White Westinghouse 10463, 10623 Yamaha 10030, 10019, 10769,10833, 10839 Zenith 10017, 10463, 10178, 10016, 10092, 11265, 11145 Zonda 10003 Beyond the TV Remote: X10: Beyond the TV Remote: X10 Pico Electronics conceived in 1974 Low-cost modules in-store by 1978 Pico and BSR formed X10 Ltd. In 1978 Enthusiasts computerized device control in early 1980s X10 introduced CP-290 for most platforms The protocol: The protocol Electrical engineers = magic cookie-baking elves. X10 Address Space: X10 Address Space The x10 PLC Packet: The x10 PLC Packet Compact packet X10: Power Line Carrier: X10: Power Line Carrier X10 limitations: X10 limitations Attenuation Collision Speed Limited Functionality Limited address space Security Alternatives: Alternatives INSTEON Unique address Dual mesh Synchronized rebroadcast Allows compatibility Limitations Dual mesh often one channel Same physical layer Difficult to manage Computer-less network: Computer-less network ICs, not PCs Software control and management ActiveHome Pro (X10 Software): ActiveHome Pro (X10 Software) ActivePhone Pro: ActivePhone Pro X10 Commander: X10 Commander X10 Commander: X10 Commander References: References Trigy Networks Publishing , ( n.d. ). Home automation 101: discover the secrets of home automation (Amazon Kindle), Meyer , G. (2008). Smart home hacks (O'Reilly Media Webopedia , . (2010, September 24). The 7 layers of the osi model . Retrieved from http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/OSI_Layers.asp Layton, J. ( n.d. ). How remote controls work . Retrieved from http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/remote-control4.htm X10, Inc., . ( n.d. ). Standard and extended x10 code protocol . Retrieved from http://software.x10.com/pub/manuals/xtdcode.pdf Comcast, . (2011). Remote controls . Retrieved from http://www.comcast.com/corporate/customers/customer_support/sacodes.html Driscoll, E.B. ( n.d. ). The history of x10 . Retrieved from http://home.planet.nl/~lhendrix/x10_history.htm Questions?: Questions?

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