Arduino-Based Home Automation System Via Android Application

Abstract / Excerpt:

In today's world, life is always on the move. With the advancement of technology, smart phones today have immense capabilities to provide rich user experience. Google came up with an innovative operation system termed as Android which is the first open sources software toolkit for mobile environment and many projects can be made where smartphones are connected to microcontrollers to create tangible interface. This study was able to develop a Home Automation System using Arduino as its microcontroller, Android for the application, and SMS for communication. The application has the capability to check status and to turn on/off the devices it controls. After a series of tests, it is proven that the home automation application satisfied majority of the respondents despite network problems.

Source InstitutionAteneo de Davao University
UnitComputer Studies
AuthorsJanine Adrielle P. Muñez
Page Count14
Place of PublicationDavao City
Original Publication DateOctober 1, 2013