A low-cost Home Automation System based on Power-Line Communication Links

  title={A low-cost Home Automation System based on Power-Line Communication Links},
  author={Elena Mainardi and Stefano Banzi and Marcello Bonf{\`e} and Sergio Beghelli},
In this paper we present a feasible Home Automation System scenario based on a very cheap distributed microcontroller architecture, rather than on devices interconnected by an expensive commercial bus. The means used for data communication is the home powerline, so that the system doesn't require placing other cables in addition to standard electrical facilities. Building automation is now a day very widespread in all the industrialized countries, meaning with the term the application of… 

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