Fuzzy control systems are widely used to carry out control actions where variables with a certain degree of ambiguity are involved. Such control actions are modelled based on fuzzy rules that are expressed in a language analogous to that used by humans to conceive their reality. In this sense, fuzzy controllers can be applied in emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) aimed at controlling the real world through a set of objects interconnected to the Internet. This article presents a fuzzy controller of Mamdani-type developed in Matlab. This controller is integrated into a smart home– created by the OpenHAB tool– using RESTful services. The results of the evaluation reveal that the integration of the fuzzy controller with smart home can provide an accurate control of comfort specifically in this case. In addition, a better organization of the control rules was also possible using the proposed fuzzy controller especially when large systems are developed.
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