ENG  Vol.3 No.12 , December 2011
Design and Development of a House-Mobile Security System
Abstract: The objective of this work is to design, develop and implement an alarm system that triggers the alarm and alerts the owner via a mobile text message if the house has been opened or an attempt has been made to open it illegally. The system will also feature two different forms of activation/deactivation and will automatically open or close the door for the user. The advantages of this house-mobile security system (HMSS) are its high security level, robustness, low cost and ease of use (uncomplicated) and that there is no distance limitation for contact. The system integrates different sensors via a microcontroller, which is the brain of the system, in order to avoid the problem of false alarms sent by other alarm monitoring systems to ‘Alarm Receiving Centers’ or Police departments. The HMSS is useful in homes, small businesses, offices, warehouses, etc.
Cite this paper: nullA. Elfasakhany, J. Hernández, J. García, M. Reyes and F. Martell, "Design and Development of a House-Mobile Security System," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 12, 2011, pp. 1213-1224. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.312151.

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