Smartphone : The key to your connected smart home

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary WorksRGC 32 - Refereed conference paper (with host publication)peer-review

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceeding - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, INDIN 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages999-1004
ISBN (print)9781479966493
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sept 2015

Conference

Title13th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2015)
LocationRobinson College
PlaceUnited Kingdom
CityCambridge
Period22 - 24 July 2015

Abstract

Automation systems are gaining popularity around the world. The use of these powerful technologies for home security has been proposed and some systems have been developed. Other implementations see the user taking a central role in providing and receiving updates to the system. We propose a system making use of an Android based smartphone as the user control point. Our Android application allows for dual factor (facial and secret pin) based authentication in order to protect the privacy of the user. The system successfully implements facial recognition on the limited resources of a smartphone by making use of the Eigenfaces algorithm. The system we created was designed for home automation but makes use of technologies that allow it to be applied within any environment. This opens the possibility for more research into dual factor authentication and the architecture of our system provides a blue print for the implementation of home based automation systems. This system with minimal modifications can be applied within an industrial application.

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  • Authentication, Biometrics, Facial Recognition, Internet-of-Things, User Centric Automation

Citation Format(s)

Smartphone: The key to your connected smart home. / Pienaar, J. P.; Fisher, R. M.; Hancke, G. P.
Proceeding - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, INDIN 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. p. 999-1004 7281871.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary WorksRGC 32 - Refereed conference paper (with host publication)peer-review