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October 10, 2016 AT 1:00 am

IoT Connected Security System #ArduinoMonday

Connected Security System Hackster io

From Keith Mitchell on hackster.io:

Modern security systems have several disadvantages, some of which are:

  • As a user to you can’t customize the system the way you want
  • The panel is in a centralized location, if you can’t get to it and you don’t have a keyfob handy, there is no way to trigger the alarm or arm it
  • There may be vulnerabilities that robbers are aware of with that specific system that haven’t been patched, I know that the panel we used to have for years never got any kind of updates
  • Most of the existing companies that do advanced modern systems usually need to put holes in the wall for wires or mounting, which might not be allowed if your in a rental, and that means you can’t move it with you if you go to a new place

Thinking through those things, I came up with an idea for a wireless connected alarm system, that is modular in such a way that it can be installed in any location, and be easily moved to a new place.

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