Put an "Actor Model" in your House

Fabrizio Manfredi

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The Internet of Things with the explosion of sensor adds a lot of challenges in how to deal with all of these simultaneously connected devices producing lots of data to be retrieved, actors have delivery guarantees and isolation properties that are perfect for the IoT world. The session will show how to implement an actor base home automation system.

The actor model with the characteristics of elastic and decentralized by design, is the perfect solution for IOT environment. With actor is possible to create a simple concurrency and distributed system that react on the events. The talk will give an overview on the existing technologies and implementation, it will show also the experience of build an home automation system with an actor model with the description of the challenges and the solution adopted.