PacktLib: Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone

Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Alarm Systems 101

Door and window switches

Summary

Our Very First Alarm System

Zones

The hardware

The software

Summary

Bigger and Better

The planning phase

BeagleBone I/O pins

Summary

Building the Hardware

Zone monitor PCB

Isolated output PCB

Summary

Testing the Hardware

The test equipment

The zone input board

Summary

Automating Stuff

The low-current solenoid driver

The DC-motor driver

The web page interface

Summary

Protecting Your Network

MyTraceRoute

IPTraf

Summary

Keeping an Eye on Things

Yaler

Installing YalerTunnel

Enabling web access

SSH access

Configuring PuTTY

WiFi monitoring

Bluetooth monitoring

Summary

Going Further

An RFID reader

A fingerprint scanner

A geophone sensor

A barcode scanner

Summary

Index