ADOPTING BUILDING AUTOMATION IN WEBLABS - Analysis of Requirements and Solutions

Ricardo J. Costa, Gustavo R. Alves, Domingos S. Santos

Abstract

Several companies have been developing domotic Stds. for building automation, enabling users to locally and remotely control several home devices, like: lights, power sockets, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, among others. Besides contributing to improve the building comfort, these Stds. may also be adopted for other purposes, namely in weblabs used in sciences and engineering remote experiments. To increase the sense of immersion in weblabs, we identify domotic Stds. as a standard solution for turning on/off the power infrastructure and controlling the light and temperature conditions of the physical space where a specific experiment may run, thus approaching the sense of being in the lab facilities while accessing them through the corresponding weblab interface. After identifying the added value to weblabs in terms of power savings and in the control of the environmental conditions, it is presented a proof-of-concept (implemented with an adopted domotic system bus), which enables the control of an halogen lamp and a power socket, using a specific Web interface.

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in Harvard Style

J. Costa R., R. Alves G. and S. Santos D. (2008). ADOPTING BUILDING AUTOMATION IN WEBLABS - Analysis of Requirements and Solutions . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-27-2, pages 279-283. DOI: 10.5220/0001516702790283


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist08,
author={Ricardo J. Costa and Gustavo R. Alves and Domingos S. Santos},
title={ADOPTING BUILDING AUTOMATION IN WEBLABS - Analysis of Requirements and Solutions},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2008},
pages={279-283},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001516702790283},
isbn={978-989-8111-27-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - ADOPTING BUILDING AUTOMATION IN WEBLABS - Analysis of Requirements and Solutions
SN - 978-989-8111-27-2
AU - J. Costa R.
AU - R. Alves G.
AU - S. Santos D.
PY - 2008
SP - 279
EP - 283
DO - 10.5220/0001516702790283