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van Dijk, H.W. and Scholten, J. and Tobalina, A. and García Muñoz, V. and Milanini, S. and Kung, A. (2007) Open Home Networks: the TEAHA Approach. In: Sixth International Conference on Networks (ICN2007), 22-28 Apr 2007, Sainte-Luce, France. 053. IEEE Computer Society. ISBN 0-7695-2805-8

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The current trend for home appliances is networking. Although more and more of these appliances are networked, there is not a standard way of interaction, which restrains the development of services for in-home networks. The lack of standardisation is partly due to a legacy of business interests; white goods, audio video equipment, security, and personal digital appliances all have a different background and have different business models. Rather than profound standardisation we propose secure seamless interworking of technologies, applications, and business interests. In this paper we present an architecture which is embedded in legacy technology. Our approach combines known design patterns, augments existing technology, and facilitates so-called business clusters. Further, we discuss a prototype implementation that integrates as an example OSGI, ZIGBEE, and UPNP technology with CECED (white goods) business interests. The work reported in this paper has been executed in an international industrial project: TEAHA.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Paper (Full Paper, Talk)
Research Group:EWI-DIES: Distributed and Embedded Security
Research Program:CTIT-WiSe: Wireless and Sensor Systems
Research Project:TEAHA: The European Application Home Alliance
Uncontrolled Keywords:Home networks, Service discovery, Secure service discovery, Distributed residential gateway
ID Code:9904
Deposited On:01 June 2007
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