• Amudha S
  • Snehalatha N
  • ShinyAngel T S



Mobile handset; Android Application; Arduino Uno microcontroller; short message service (SMS); GSM SIM900 module; AT command set.


This paper describes the design and development of a system that incorporates a low-cost and flexible home control and monitoring system for accessing and controlling household appliances (like lights, fans, door locks, etc., ) remotely by sending SMS using a custom made Android Smart Phone Application. The cellular communication (GSM) is a potential solution for such remote controlling activities. Remotely, the system allows the home owner to monitor and control the home appliances via mobile phone set by sending commands in the form of SMS messages. The system uses the Android Application for control of appliances and therefore the system is more adaptable and cost-effective and also providing ubiquitous access for appliance control.


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Author Biographies

Amudha S

Assistant Professor, Department of Software Engineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur,
Chennai-603203, Tamil Nadu. India.

Snehalatha N

Assistant Professor, Department of Software Engineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur,
Chennai-603203, Tamil Nadu, India.


ShinyAngel T S

Assistant Professor, Department of Software Engineering, SRMUniversity, Kattankulathur,
Chennai-603203,Tamil Nadu, India.


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