Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

An IoT gateway centric architecture to provide novel M2M services

Datta, Soumya Kanti; Bonnet, Christian; Nikaein, Navid

WF-IOT 2014, IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, March 6-8, 2014, Seoul, Korea

This paper proposes an innovative Internet of Things (IoT) architecture that allows real time interaction between mobile clients and smart/legacy things (sensors and actuators) via a wireless gateway. The novel services provided are: (i) dynamic discovery of M2M device and endpoints by the clients, (ii) managing connection with non-smart things connected over modbus, (iii) associate metadata to sensor and actuator measurements using Sensor Markup Language (SenML) representation and (iv) extending the current capabilities of SenML to support actuator control from mobile clients. These clients are equipped with an end-user application that initiates the discovery phase to learn about the devices and endpoints (sensors and actuators) connected to the wireless gateway. Then the user can select desired sensors to receive and display sensor metadata and control actuators from the mobile device. Prototypes of the mobile application and the wireless gateway have been implemented to validate the entire architecture. The gateway is implemented using RESTful web services and currently runs in a Google App Engine. Two real life scenarios are discussed that can be implemented using the architecture. Finally overall contributions and future research scopes are summarized.

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Title:An IoT gateway centric architecture to provide novel M2M services
Keywords:M2M device & endpoint; Internet of Things; Wireless gateway; SenML; Mobile application
Department:Communication systems
Eurecom ref:4201
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Bibtex: @inproceedings{EURECOM+4201, doi = {}, year = {2014}, title = {{A}n {I}o{T} gateway centric architecture to provide novel {M}2{M} services}, author = {{D}atta, {S}oumya {K}anti and {B}onnet, {C}hristian and {N}ikaein, {N}avid}, booktitle = {{WF}-{IOT} 2014, {IEEE} {W}orld {F}orum on {I}nternet of {T}hings, {M}arch 6-8, 2014, {S}eoul, {K}orea}, address = {{S}eoul, {KOREA}, {REPUBLIC} {OF}}, month = {03}, url = {} }
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