Abstract: Recently, internet of things has enlightened many readers for the innovation of smart house where, everything is controlled on our finger tips. Out of all the reviewed architectures, the most upcoming implementation is conducted on GSM and Cloud-based technology. The GSM architecture makes use of mobile communication technology for communication between users and devices. It makes use of an interface to intercept SMSes from users and decode it into a format understood by microcontrollers. Cloud-based technology provides data aggregation, big data analytics, data visualization, predictive analysis technologies to get more value out of IoT data which can be helpful in smart home development.

Keywords: Internet of Things, Smart Home, GSM, Cloud based architecture.