• Edvar da L. Oliveira
  • Rodrigo D. Alfaia
  • Anderson V. F. Souto
  • Marcelino S. Silva
  • Carlos Renato L. Francês
  • N. L. Vijaykumar



device software platforms, Internet of Things, middleware, Smart Home


With advances in wellness information technology, Smart Home-based solutions associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) have gained importance and have become accepted as an alternative as a means to save energy based on HEMS - Home Energy Management Systems. This paper defines a modern architecture (SmartCoM), which is implemented to monitor and to manage residences by using of IoT technologies. Firstly, essential parameters are established for making possible the interoperability between measurement and management elements, and layers of data communication, which are the characteristics necessary for the development of hardware for monitoring and measurement. In addition, an interface is defined by a middleware layer to integrate the management of external installations and the visualization of data by means of a cloud service. The SmartCoM end-to-end architecture is defined in detail in the point of view of consumer optimization strategies for both the end customer and the utility. The main advantages of using SmartCoM are confirmed by numerical results obtained from the proposed architecture. At the end, this paper shows the current stage of SmartCoM as well as the next steps of this research.


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How to Cite

Edvar da L. Oliveira, Rodrigo D. Alfaia, Anderson V. F. Souto, Marcelino S. Silva, Carlos Renato L. Francês, & N. L. Vijaykumar. (2017). SMARTCOM: SMART CONSUMPTION MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE FOR PROVIDING A USER-FRIENDLY SMART HOME BASED ON METERING AND COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 16(3), 736–755.



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