TitleIntegration of Buildings Information with Live Data from IoT Devices
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsPourzolfaghar Z, Helfert M
EditorMahmood Z
Book TitleConnected Environments for the Internet of Things: Challenges and Solutions
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISBN Number978-3-319-70102-8

Information generated by smart buildingsSmart buildings is a valuable asset that can be utilised by various groups of stakeholders in smart citiessmart cities. These stakeholders can benefit from such information in order to provide additional valuable services. The added value is achievable if there is access to buildings information integrated with the live data being generated and collected from smart devices and sensorssensors residing within the Internet of Things (IoT) environment. Notwithstanding the prominence of this combination, there are some barriers relating to the integration of buildings informationbuildings information with the live data. With the aim of examining such barriers, this chapter primarily focuses on information exchanges between various domains in smart cities. It also provides a vision on specific domains that can benefit from integration of buildings information with other live data. This can impact and improve the quality of various e-services. This chapter describes the barriers and suggests solutions to realise these visions. At the end of this chapter, a summary of the barriers is provided and discussed followed by proposals for future research topics to provide solutions to the inherent barriers.