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Supports for Identity Management in Ambient Environments - The Hydra Approach

Hasan Akram, Mario Hoffmann
2008 2008 Third International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications  
One major goal of the EU-project HYDRA 1 ("Networked Embedded System middleware for heterogeneous physical devices in a distributed architecture") is the support of developers of such ambient environments  ...  to make them available for application developers of ambient environments.  ...  added value to the entire work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsnc.2008.77 dblp:conf/icsnc/AkramH08 fatcat:yfjdjfyxhre65nglkvgsj3l4pm

A survey on middleware for smart home application

2016 International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology  
Hydra can be applied for designing application in Smart Home, Health Care and agriculture domain. aWESoME [12] aWESoME is a web service middleware designed for ambient intelligence environment.  ...  The features considered for comparative analysis include middleware design approach, the way and degree of heterogeneity achieved, support for communication protocol, enforcement of security and privacy  ...  Post Deployment Support: whenever there is an update in software used in SH products, provision must be rendered by middleware for the SH product to upgrade their software.  ... 
doi:10.21172/1.81.010 fatcat:mnt3dxd3fnff3hkr4u62dr34eu

State of the Art: Embedded Middleware Platform for A Smart Home

Ehsan Ullah Warriach
2013 International Journal of Smart Home  
In this paper, we present a review of the state of the art of pervasive middleware platforms for enabling a smart home.  ...  Environments with loosely coupled computational hosts, running heterogeneous hardware and software, associating one another in a just-in-time manner are characteristic of pervasive computing.  ...  Acknowledgement The research is supported by the EU project Smart Homes for All, contract FP7-224332.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijsh.2013.7.6.27 fatcat:drbhcdiuxneuxgii6gkw4x4gpe

Reuse of pervasive system architectures

Dennis J.A.Bijwaard, Berend Jan van der Zwaag, Nirvana Meratnia, Hylke W. van Dijk, Henk Eertink, Paul J.M. Havinga
2014 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ubiquitous Environments  
The pervasive systems are compared on these properties. Observations are made, and weak points in the analysed pervasive systems are identified.  ...  Additionally, the required properties of pervasive systems on scalability, efficiency, degree of pervasiveness, and maintainability are analysed for a number of application areas.  ...  "mIddLewAre for deterministic dynamically reconfigurable NetworkeD embedded systems" (, and the Sen Safety project, "Heterogeneous Sensor Networks for Safety and Security in Public Places  ... 
doi:10.4108/ue.1.3.e3 fatcat:g42pretoknfmbeqrvwqjgj7oca

Top-Down Delivery of IoT-based Applications for Seniors Behavior Change Capturing Exploiting a Model-Driven Approach

Adriana Caione, Alessandro Fiore, Luca Mainetti, Luigi Manco, Roberto Vergallo
2018 Journal of Communications Software and Systems  
The presented study leverages WoX approach for showing an experience in rapid design and prototyping of an ambient assisted living system that detects the movements of elderly persons in their home, acquiring  ...  Moreover, the paper shows that the chosen model-driven solution is very suitable in a top-down approach, starting from users requirements: the created system simplifies the user-centered design of IoT  ...  Hydra has already been applied in e-health to permit the integration of different devices in one solution. In particular the middleware aims to support medicals care of patients at home.  ... 
doi:10.24138/jcomss.v14i1.438 fatcat:cd7gexlcebfhbk6z6wdozefbmq

Middleware and architectures for space-based and situated computing

Valentin Cristea, Ciprian Dobre, Alexandru Costan, Florin Pop
2011 International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC)  
Middleware and architectures are the focus of this paper, which presents the main concepts, research results, and future trends in middleware for situated computing.  ...  Middleware issues for situated computing, embedded devices, autonomic space management, proactive services, context awareness, and smart spaces are tackled as well.  ...  Acknowledgements The research presented in this paper is supported by national project 'DEPSYS -models and techniques for ensuring reliability, safety, availability and security of large-scale distributess  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijssc.2011.039106 fatcat:o3x6jis77bdhxl3cm57oah6oye

Ambient Assisted Living Healthcare Frameworks, Platforms, Standards, and Quality Attributes

Mukhtiar Memon, Stefan Wagner, Christian Pedersen, Femina Beevi, Finn Hansen
2014 Sensors  
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is an emerging multi-disciplinary field aiming at exploiting information and communication technologies in personal healthcare and telehealth systems for countering the effects  ...  In addition, we conducted an email-based survey for collecting usage data and current status of contemporary AAL systems.  ...  sensor and situation inputs in ambient environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140304312 pmid:24599192 pmcid:PMC4003945 fatcat:w4mzzdbblvhvflekgvgvlyzpca

A review of middleware approaches for energy management in distributed environments

Adel Noureddine, Romain Rouvoy, Lionel Seinturier
2012 Software, Practice & Experience  
APPROACHES FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN DISTRIBUTED ENVIRONMENTS 3 were offering.  ...  These platforms manage energy for ambient applications and manage devices and software in intelligent environments (cf. Section 3). Transhumance Overview.  ...  In Section 2 we review middleware approaches for energy management in distributed environments, proposing a detailed overview of the energy management issues in each approach.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spe.2139 fatcat:7teolunok5f77cchb23oxceqg4

Interoperable End-to-End Remote Patient Monitoring Platform based on IEEE 11073 PHD and ZigBee Health Care Profile

Malcolm Clarke, Joost de Folter, Vivek Verma, Hulya Gokalp
2017 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
, advocating the adoption of data standards and nomenclature to support semantic interoperability between health and ambient assisted living in future platforms.  ...  It provides an overview of the concepts and approaches and describes how the standard has been optimized for small devices with limited resources of processor, memory, and power that use short-range wireless  ...  In theory, several approaches can be used to construct a copy of the objects and attributes of the agent in the manager, and fundamentally each technique achieves the same result, although each approach  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2017.2732501 pmid:28796600 fatcat:k3d24lqdn5clxjw2cdrfibrmrm

A survey of secure middleware for the Internet of Things

Paul Fremantle, Philip Scott
2017 PeerJ Computer Science  
This paper reviews the current literature on the challenges and approaches to security and privacy in the Internet of Things, with a strong focus on how these aspects are handled in IoT middleware.  ...  Secondly, we present a structured literature review of the available middleware and how security is handled in these middleware approaches.  ...  In addition, the lack of explicit support for tokens and federated security and identity models creates a significant challenge in key distributions and centralized identity for this approach.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.114 fatcat:7getvvx56feu5pvgguvjirffd4

IoT based energy efficiency platform architecture design considerations

Marko Batić, Nikola Tomašević, Sanja Vraneš
2018 Zenodo  
The paper discusses possible system architectures and corresponding deployment models for an IoT-based platform for increasing energy efficiency of end-users and facilitating change in their behaviour  ...  The research presented in this paper is partly financed by the European Union (H2020 InBetween project, Pr.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The research presented in this paper is partly financed by the European Union (H2020 InBetween project, Pr.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4304379 fatcat:zmndvur6jzevnlvtykryutauxq

Internet of things: Vision, applications and research challenges

Daniele Miorandi, Sabrina Sicari, Francesco De Pellegrini, Imrich Chlamtac
2012 Ad hoc networks  
In this article, we present a survey of technologies, applications and research challenges for Internetof-Things.  ...  The term "Internet-of-Things" is used as an umbrella keyword for covering various aspects related to the extension of the Internet and the Web into the physical realm, by means of the widespread deployment  ...  Acknowledgments The work of D. Miorandi and F. De Pellegrini was supported by the EC within the framework of the BIONETS Project IST-FET-SAC-FP6-027748,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2012.02.016 fatcat:7faenbeeubgj7cl4egsbgjdchi

Development of a Sensor Node for Precision Horticulture

Juan López, Fulgencio Soto, Pedro Sánchez, Andrés Iborra, Juan Suardiaz, Juan Vera
2009 Sensors  
This type of application was chosen because there is a large potential market for it in the farming sector, especially for the development of precision agriculture applications.  ...  In this way the sensor node was validated in real operating conditions.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the Ministry of Industry, projects RIMSI (  ... 
doi:10.3390/s90503240 pmid:22412309 pmcid:PMC3297156 fatcat:eewrdqd5lze6hmimugbnqm6pxy

Ambient Intelligence in the City Overview and New Perspectives [chapter]

Marc Böhlen, Hans Frei
2010 Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
This text attempts to address deficits in the way ambient intelligence conceives of and designs for urban environments.  ...  The text argues for the inclusion of pervasive sensing issues into urban planning, in particular to negotiate between private and public interests.  ...  The authors stress the fact that the Ambient Agoras project goal goes "beyond traditional support for productivity oriented tasks in the office" and focuses also on designing experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-93808-0_34 fatcat:gmvuqbmoxfhfhlcseyxzrzo4hu

A Comparative Analysis of Reference Architectures for Healthcare in the Ambient Assisted Living Domain

Lina Maria Garces Rodriguez, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Paris Avgeriou, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2015 2015 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems  
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) systems that aim at assisting people in their health-related activities have emerged.  ...  However, there is a lack of studies that compare RAs for healthcare systems in AAL domain, making the selection among RAs a rather difficult task.  ...  As first step, we established the following search string: ("Ambient Assisted Living" OR "ambient assisted" OR "ambient assistance" OR "assisted environments" OR "assistive environments" OR "assisted environment  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbms.2015.29 dblp:conf/cbms/RodriguezAAN15 fatcat:zqzz2upf7vaftg7kzp7ayynoxy
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