O'Reilly logo

Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone by Bill Pretty

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The web page interface

The following screenshot shows the simple web page that is included with the code that comes with this book. The interface allows you to turn all four of the outputs on and off. You can easily change the names on the buttons and the headings by editing the provided HTML code.

The web page interface

The web interface

The web page is hosted by the BeagleBone/Alarm system, using the BeagleBone's built-in socket server.

What this means is that you can use your smart phone to access the alarm remotely so as to:

  • Turn low-voltage lighting on and off by driving a relay from one of the outputs
  • Turn your sprinkler system on or off using an output and the solenoid ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required