Small Form Factors for Home Technologies

The home has been gradually becoming a media-centric entity with many heterogeneous application and services. At the same time, consumers are adopting new technologies for their multimedia entertainment, music, videos, and more. This trend requires increasing needs...

Virtualization for Smart Home Technologies

Virtualization for Smart Home Technologies Author: Thinagaran Perumal There are a number of potential applications for virtualization in smart home settings. As we know, home computers and small form factor servers become a more critical part of home technologies with...

Interoperability in Smart Homes

Interoperability: The Next Big Thing for Smart Homes Author: Thinagaran Perumal In recent years, smart homes become increasingly dependent on consumer electronics especially towards convergence of communicating devices and services. Smart homes are defined as an...

Web Services for the Digital Home

The manner by which home users will access Internet, download audio and video contents, placing calls over VoIP technology, control and monitor home appliances and operate many other media-centric applications in their home is undergoing tremendous changes, thanks to...