A New Application Scheme of BPLC in Smart Home

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This paper presents a new application scheme of Broadband Power Line Communication (BPLC) in smart home. In this scheme the power line was chosen as “the last one meter connection”medium in order to reduce the length of the PLC link and improve the network property. In the newscheme, the power lines and PLC modem were used to construct the indoor Ethernet, and the home appliances were connected to this indoor LAN through the serial port/Ethernet network adapter as an Ethernet unit, then to access or control the home appliancesfrom the Internet through the home gateway, which is different from the common ones, is available. The new application scheme not only increases the management efficiency and reduce the cost of smart home, but also conquer the shortcomings of the traditional methods.

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Edited by:

Han Zhao

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3463-3466

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.130-134.3463

Citation:

X. F. Zhang et al., "A New Application Scheme of BPLC in Smart Home", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 130-134, pp. 3463-3466, 2012

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October 2011

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