Author

Sagar V. Shah

Publication Date

12-9-2017

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Zinger, Donald S.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Electrical Engineering

Abstract

Home automation is rapidly growing at present. People need comfort and convenience. In this paper, I give an overview of the home automation through power line communication (PLC) technology. This paper presents an overview of the research, methods, applications, standards and some of the critical features of the power line communication. Powerline communication is one of the most emerging home network technology that allows consumers to use their already existing powerline wires to connect home appliances to each other and the Internet. By using power lines, it the most innovative way to home automation, reducing the congested wifi devices and external cables.

Extent

18 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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