Smart Home based on Internet of Things and Ethical Issues

Victor Chang , Zhi Wang, Qianwen Xu, Lewis Golightly, Ben Liu, Mitra Arami

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With the growing popularity of the Internet of Things, smart home applications are developing gradually and bring convenience to users' lives. In this paper, first, an overview of IoT and widely agreed and accepted three-layer architecture of IoT are introduced. Next, this paper discusses the basic features of the smart home and data analytics in a smart home with the benefits and analysis process. Security and privacy are the key ethical problems in the smart home, such as security attack, analysis of "non-sensitive" data, improper information collection and data abuse. Additionally, the user perception of privacy issues is included in this paper. Furthermore, this paper recommends suitable suggestions for improving ethical issues.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Finance, Economics, Management and IT Business
ISBN (Electronic)9789897585074
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


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