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Home Automation Routing Requirements in Low Power and Lossy Home Automation Routing Requirements in Low Power and Lossy
Networks Networks
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Requirements Language Requirements Language
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL
NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL"
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction..............................................4 1. Introduction..................................................4
1.1. Terminology...........................................5 1.1. Terminology..............................................5
2. Home Automation Applications...............................6 2. Home Automation Applications..................................6
2.1. Lighting Application In Action.........................6 2.1. Lighting Application In Action...........................6
2.2. Energy Conservation and Optimizing Energy Consumption...7 2.2. Energy Conservation and Optimizing Energy Consumption....7
2.3. Moving a Remote Control Around.........................7 2.3. Moving a Remote Control Around...........................7
2.4. Adding A New Module To The System......................8 2.4. Adding A New Module To The System........................8
2.5. Controlling Battery Operated Window Shades..............8 2.5. Controlling Battery Operated Window Shades...............8
2.6. Remote Video Surveillance..............................8 2.6. Remote Video Surveillance................................8
2.7. Healthcare............................................8 2.7. Healthcare...............................................8
2.7.1. At-home Health Reporting..........................9 2.7.1. At-home Health Reporting............................9
2.7.2. At-home Health Monitoring........................10 2.7.2. At-home Health Monitoring..........................10
2.8. Alarm Systems........................................10 2.8. Alarm Systems...........................................10
3. Unique Routing Requirements of Home Automation Applications.11 3. Unique Routing Requirements of Home Automation Applications..11
3.1. Constraint-based Routing..............................11 3.1. Constraint-based Routing................................11
3.2. Support of Mobility..................................12 3.2. Support of Mobility.....................................12
3.3. Sleeping Nodes.......................................13 3.3. Sleeping Nodes..........................................13
3.4. Healthcare Routing...................................13 3.4. Healthcare Routing......................................13
3.5. Scalability..........................................13 3.5. Scalability.............................................13
3.6. Convergence Time.....................................14 3.6. Convergence Time........................................14
3.7. Manageability........................................14 3.7. Manageability...........................................14
3.8. Stability............................................14 3.8. Stability...............................................14
4. Traffic Pattern...........................................14 4. Traffic Pattern..............................................14
5. Security Considerations...................................15 5. Security Considerations......................................15
6. IANA Considerations.......................................17 6. IANA Considerations..........................................17
7. Acknowledgments...........................................17 7. Acknowledgments..............................................17
8. References...............................................17 8. Disclaimer for pre-RFC5378 work..............................17
8.1. Normative References.................................17 9. References...................................................17
8.2. Informative References...............................18 9.1. Normative References....................................17
Disclaimer of Validity...............Error! Bookmark not defined. 9.2. Informative References..................................18
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document presents home control and automation application This document presents home control and automation application
specific requirements for Routing Over Low power and Lossy specific requirements for Routing Over Low power and Lossy
networks (ROLL). In the near future many homes will contain high networks (ROLL). In the near future many homes will contain high
numbers of wireless devices for a wide set of purposes. Examples numbers of wireless devices for a wide set of purposes. Examples
include actuators (relay, light dimmer, heating valve), sensors include actuators (relay, light dimmer, heating valve), sensors
(wall switch, water leak, blood pressure) and advanced (wall switch, water leak, blood pressure) and advanced
controllers. Basic home control modules such as wall switches and controllers. Basic home control modules such as wall switches and
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