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Home Automation with Intel Galileo by Onur Dundar

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Chapter 5. Home Monitoring with Common Security Sensors

In Chapter 3, Energy Management with Environmental and Electrical Sensors and Chapter 4, Energy Management with Light Sensors and Extending Use Cases, we worked with sensors, to achieve energy management. Now, we will proceed to learn about the security concept in home automation and use cases with Intel Galileo.

Security is another major topic in home automation. Securing a residential area while creating a home automation system is done with various sensors and devices. For example, a motion sensor can be used to monitor an area if someone breaks into it. A door or a window sensor can be used for a similar purpose such as monitoring a door and window to check whether they have been opened ...

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