Role Of Middleware For Internet Of Things: A Study

Soma Bandyopadhyay, Munmun Sengupta, Souvik Maiti, Subhajit Dutta
2011 International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Survey  
Internet of Things (IoT) has been recognized as a part of future internet and ubiquitous computing. It creates a true ubiquitous or smart environment. It demands a complex distributed architecture with numerous diverse components, including the end devices and application and association with their context. This article provides the significance of middleware system for (IoT). The middleware for IoT acts as a bond joining the heterogeneous domains of applications communicating over
more » ... interfaces. First, to enable the better understanding of the current gap and future directions in this field a comprehensive review of the existing middleware systems for IoT is provided here. Second, fundamental functional blocks are proposed for this middleware system, and based on that feature wise classification is performed on the existing IoT-middleware. Third, open issues are analyzed and our vision on the research scope in this area is presented.
doi:10.5121/ijcses.2011.2307 fatcat:w7x7navmercb7om5slhv5fbtna