The Preliminary Design of IPv6 Home Gateway and Terminal


This paper briefly analyzes the advantages of IPv6 used at Intelligent home and describes an IPv6 home network frame. It also studies IPv6 transition technical problems facing home gateways and gives the summaries to the main protocol of each node of home network and their mutual relations. The key nodes of the home network based on IPv6, including the hardware design and software design of the home gateway and home network controller, are systematically de-signed in the paper. Finally, it illustrates the actual test environment and test in detail. The paper gives a view of the fact that the intelligent home appliances are becoming the current trend with the accelerating the transition of IPv4 to IPv6 and home network-wide implementation of IPv6 is about to become a reality, holding that the network controllers and home gateway based on ARM processor can support IPv6 and carry on the implementation of remote control and local control based on Web Browser.

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C. Wang and R. Gao, "The Preliminary Design of IPv6 Home Gateway and Terminal," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2009, pp. 61-65. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.11010.

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