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With the proliferation of digital contents and the expanding variety of connected and IP-enabled consumer electronics (CE) devices, consumers are increasingly seeking ways to efficiently integrate their mobile devices with home networked devices. Expanding wireless coverage is enabling exciting new set of consumer-focused applications between CE devices, mobile handsets, home appliances and personal computers. In this paper, we discuss an architectural framework for mobile device interaction with consumer home network appliances and devices. A number of technological elements such as service discovery, addressing and numbering, control and data transport protocols and security requirements are presented and discussed. A realization of this framework will allow mobile devices to interact with home appliances and other consumer electronic devices in a heterogeneous network from remote locations.