iToy: A LEGO-like solution for small scale IoT applications

Yi Ren, Muhammad Alfiansyah, Nyoto Arif Wibowo, Cheng-Wei Wu, JieFu Geng, Yu-Chee Tseng

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We can find various Internet of Things (IoT) products available in the market to accommodate users needs. Current IoT applications, however, built delicately for their usage with their own sensor devices and Apps. This limitation thus prevents users from handling flexible situations. In this paper, we propose iToy, an LEGO-like solution to integrate various off-the-shelf sensors for different IoT applications. In iToy, the off-the-shelf sensors are like LEGO plastic bricks, which can be assembled and connected to construct IoT applications. Any sensors constructed in an IoT application can be taken apart again and then used to make other IoT applications. We demonstrate through proof-of-concept prototype that iToy is user-friendly and suitable for forming different small scale IoT applications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS)
PublisherThe Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-1101-2, 978-1-5386-1100-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-1102-9
Publication statusPublished - 2 Nov 2017
Event2017 19th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS) - Seoul
Duration: 27 Sep 201729 Sep 2017


Conference2017 19th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS)

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