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Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone by Bill Pretty

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Summary

Hopefully this book and this chapter have inspired you to create your own high-tech alarm system.

I am sure that in the future, others will take what I have started here and build on it. At least I hope so.

In the meantime, stay safe; have fun building a home security system with BeagleBone! The following are the links to the CAD software that has been used here. It is a freeware, and you will need ExpressPCB to read the schematic and PCB files.

PCB software: http://www.expresspcb.com/ExpressPCBHtm/Download.htm

Assembly diagrams: http://fritzing.org/download/

Tip

The following kits are available from SparkFun Electronics Inc on this link

www.sparkfun.com.

  • RFID starter kit: RTL-11839
  • Fingerprint scanner: SEN-11792
  • Geophone: SEN-11744
  • Barcode scanner: ...

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