T. Kirankumar, B. Bhavani
Abstract: Home Automation industry is growing rapidly; this is fuelled by the need to provide supporting systems for the elderly and the disabled, especially those who live alone. Home automation systems must comply with the household standards and convenience of usage. This paper details the overall design of a wireless home automation system built to control lights and other electrical appliances at home or office using voice commands and touch screen responses. The system has been tested and verified. The verification tests include voice recognition response test, touch screen response test and indoor ZigBee communication test. A touch of symbol on touch screen, can control the home appliances using Zigbee technology. Home devices can be operated remotely. It can be used at home, industry, hotels, shopping malls and process control systems. This system is mainly implemented for multi disabled persons using voice recognition and touch screen technology.
Keywords: Touch screen, voice recognition, Home automation system, ZigBee communication