STeSH: Intelligent Speech Technology Enabled Smart Home Automation Using IoT


  • Santosh Kumar Sahoo CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Sushant Kumar Pattnaik School of Electronics Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Soumya Ranjan Samal 3)Faculty of Telecommunications, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 4)Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Chinmay Kumar Nayak Faculty of Emerging Technologies, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, India
  • Jitendra Kuma Das School of Electronics Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Vladimir Poulkov Faculty of Telecommunications, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria



Speech Technology, Internet Enabled Services (IES)), Smart Home Automation (SHA), Internet of Things (IoT), STeSH, Speech Recognition


Due to the advancement in recent technologies and emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Home Automation (SHA) plays a vital role in today’s lifestyle. Many users are showing their keen interest to move towards this era of digital transformation in order to take the potential benefits of such intelligent and smart application. Traditional smart home systems have several limitations e.g. connectivity, coverage area, device dependability, platform supportability etc. which makes the system less sustainable. In this paper, the proposed technique introduces a novel scheme to operate the devices in an intelligent manner. The scheme implements a system named as “Speech Technology enabled Smart Home (STeSH)”, which supports voice assisted home automation with extreme security and range-free localization. The idea of the proposed technique is to integrate the power of IoT with classical home automation by using an advanced speech technology service. The entire processing of Speech Enabled Services (SES) is applied with this proposed technique and the detailed analysis is presented with proper experimental proof.


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Author Biographies

Santosh Kumar Sahoo, CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Santosh Kumar Sahoo is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering at CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India. He has 16 years of teaching experience including 5 years of research experience. He has published 30 research publications in international journals, 45 papers in the proceedings of refereed international and national conferences with 5 best paper awards. He has reviewed more than 100 technical papers, served as reviewer and editorial board member for more than 20 journals and published 2 books in repute international publishers. He has served roughly 25 conference and workshops. He has delivered invited lectures, Keynote addresses and Chaired technical sessions in various international conferences. He has received Out Standing Teacher Award by Indo Global Chamber of Commerce-2018. He is an active member in IEEE, life member in ISTE, IETE etc.

Sushant Kumar Pattnaik, School of Electronics Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India

Sushant Kumar Pattnaik received his M. Tech degree in Electronics and Communication from NIT, Rourkela in 2010. He received his B. E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) from Berhampur University in 2001. He is now working as Assistant Professor, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar. He has got more than 11 years teaching and research experience in the field of VLSI Design, IoT & Embedded Systems. He was having 3 years of Industrial Experience in the field of power electronics (UPS Manufacturing Company) and 3 years of Research experience in the field of VLSI & Embedded Systems at NIT Rourkela.

Soumya Ranjan Samal, 3)Faculty of Telecommunications, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 4)Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India

Soumya Ranjan Samal received his Ph.D. degree in Communication Networks, Faculty of Telecommunications from Technical University of Sofia at Sofia, Bulgaria. He received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India in 2004. Soumya then went on to pursue his M.E. in Computer Science & Engineering from the Utkal University of Bhubaneswar, India in 2009. He, as a Senior Assistant Professor in Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India has acquired a solid experience about 15 years of teaching in Communication Engineering. Soumya also worked as a Project Engineer in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India in 2005. His research area of interest includes, Interference Management in 6G cellular network, Green Communication movement to develop Energy Efficient solutions through antenna parameters and IoT.

Chinmay Kumar Nayak, Faculty of Emerging Technologies, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, India

Chinmaya Kumar Nayak is currently working as a Sr. Assistant Professor in Faculty of Emerging Technologies (FET) – Sri Sri University, Odisha, India. He is having 15 years of reach experience in teaching. He received his Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering) from Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla, Odisha,India. He received his B.Tech(Information Technology) and M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering) from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha, India. His research interest includes Computer Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Jitendra Kuma Das, School of Electronics Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India

Jitendra Kumar Das has received his Ph. D. degree in Electronics and Communication from NIT, Rourkela in 2011. He received his B. E. (Electronics and Telecommunication) from Utkal University in 1992. He received his M. Tech in EE (Electronics System and Communication) from NIT, Rourkela in 2004. He is now working as Associate Professor, School of Electronics Engineering, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar. He successfully guided 3 Ph. D. student and 20 MTECH students. He has got more than 15 years teaching experience in the field of VLSI Design, Embedded Systems and Signal Processing. His research interest are Semiconductor Device and Nanostructures, VLSI DSP, Embedded System Design and IoT, FPGA and Reconfigurable computing.

Vladimir Poulkov, Faculty of Telecommunications, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Vladimir Poulkov has received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Technical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria. He has more than 30 years of teaching, research, and industrial experience in the field of telecommunications, as a Research and Development Engineer in industry, and has been a Full Professor with the Faculty of Telecommunications, Technical University of Sofia, since 1981. He has successfully managed and realized numerous industrial and engineering projects, related to the development of the transmission and access network infrastructures in Bulgaria, many Research and Development and educational projects. He was the Dean of the Faculty of the Telecommunications from 2007 to 2015. He is currently the Head of the Teleinfrastructure Research and Development Laboratory with the Technical University of Sofia, and the Chairman of the Bulgarian Cluster of Telecommunications, Sofia, Senior IEEE Member and co-founder of the CONASENSE (Communication, Navigation, Sensing and Services) society. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and is tutoring B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. courses in Information Transmission Theory and Next Generation Access Networks. His current research interests include interference and resource management in next-generation network and Internet of Things.


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