Hansen, Klaus Marius4; Larsen, Simon Bo1; Pagter, Jakob Illeborg5; Pedersen, Michael Østergaard1; Thomsen, Jonas1
Nuno Guimarães, Pedro Isaías
1 Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus University2 Department of Computer Science, Science and Technology, Aarhus University3 Alexandra Instituttet A/S4 Department of Computer Science, Science and Technology, Aarhus University5 Alexandra Instituttet A/S
Residential applications including home control, alarm systems, and monitoring services is an area in which pervasive computing systems are currently emerging. One problem facing technology and service providers is getting a view on and analysis of technological and commercial problems and opportunities. As a step towards that, we present an analysis and evaluation of a widely-used setup for residential pervasive computing applications, viz., a setup based on a residential gateway with an Open Services Gateway Initiative (OSGi) implementation. The analysis is anchored in use, through scenarios and prototyping, and employs architectural, security, and business perspectives. Furthermore, we present challenges to be met to enhance technological and commercial opportunities for this platform.
Proceedings of the Iadis Applied Computing Conference, 2004, p. 246-253
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IADIS International Conference Applied Computing 2004