Building a Home Security System with Raspberry Pi

By Matthew Poole

Build your personal refined modular domestic defense procedure utilizing the preferred Raspberry Pi board

About This Book

  • This ebook courses you thru development an entire domestic safety approach with Raspberry Pi and is helping you remotely entry it from a cellular gadget over the Internet
  • It covers the basics of interfacing sensors and cameras with the Raspberry Pi that you can attach it to the surface world
  • It follows a modular technique that you can opt for the modules and contours you will have in your custom-made domestic safety system

Who This e-book Is For

This booklet is for someone who's drawn to development a modular domestic protection approach from scratch utilizing a Raspberry Pi board, uncomplicated electronics, sensors, and straightforward scripts. This booklet is perfect for enthusiastic amateur programmers, electronics hobbyists, and engineering execs. it might be nice in case you have a few uncomplicated soldering abilities with the intention to construct a number of the interface modules.

What you'll Learn

  • Understand the innovations at the back of alarm structures and intrusion detection devices
  • Connect sensors and units to the on-board electronic GPIO ports safely
  • Monitor and keep watch over hooked up units simply utilizing Bash shell scripting
  • Build an I/O port expander utilizing the I2C bus and fasten sensors and anti-tamper circuits
  • Capture and shop photos utilizing movement detectors and cameras
  • Access and deal with your process remotely out of your cellular phone
  • Receive intrusion indicators and pictures via your e-mail
  • Build a cosmopolitan multi-zone alarm system

In Detail

The Raspberry Pi is a robust reasonably cheap credit-card-sized laptop, which lends itself completely because the controller for a classy domestic safeguard method. utilizing the on-board interfaces on hand, the Raspberry Pi might be elevated to permit the relationship of a nearly limitless variety of defense sensors and units. The Raspberry Pi has the processing energy and interfaces to be had to construct a worldly domestic protection approach yet at a fragment of the price of commercially on hand systems.

Building a house defense method with Raspberry Pi begins via displaying you the Raspberry Pi and the way to establish the Linux-based working approach. It then courses you thru connecting swap sensors and LEDs to the local GPIO connector competently, and the way to entry them utilizing uncomplicated Bash scripts. As you dive additional in, you will methods to construct an input/output growth board utilizing the I2C interface and tool offer, permitting the relationship of the massive variety of sensors wanted for a customary domestic protection setup.

In the later chapters of the booklet, we are going to examine extra subtle themes similar to including cameras, remotely having access to the process utilizing your cell phone, receiving intrusion indicators and photographs by means of e mail, and more.

By the tip of the ebook, you can be well-versed with using Raspberry Pi to energy a home-based protection procedure that sends message indicators each time it really is brought on and should be ready to construct a really subtle and modular domestic safeguard procedure. additionally, you will achieve a great realizing of Raspberry Pi's surroundings and have the ability to write the capabilities required for a safety system.

Style and strategy

This easy-to-follow consultant includes a chain of tasks, the place each bankruptcy introduces a brand new suggestion and on the finish of the booklet, some of these innovations are introduced jointly to create a whole domestic safety approach. This e-book positive aspects transparent diagrams and code each step of the way.

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Led-flash. sh seeing that this can be an unending loop with the LED flashing off and on at part moment durations, you will want to wreck out of it through the use of CTRL + C to prevent the script. make sure you get rid of the GPIO pin from dossier entry by utilizing the subsequent command: $ sudo echo 17 > /sys/class/gpio/unexport in a different way, you will see the mistake, echo: write mistakes: equipment or source busy, if you happen to re-run the script, because the first line attempts to set GPIO17 for dossier entry back. [ 27 ] Connecting issues on your Pi with GPIO including a swap during this undertaking, we will see how one can attach a swap to a GPIO enter and write a shell script to learn the country of the switch—that is, no matter if it is switched on or off. attach a change in your Pi's GPIO27 pin, as proven within the following diagram: Pulling your self jointly a truly vital factor to achieve approximately GPIO inputs is they are in what is referred to as a floating kingdom. which means, so far as the working approach is anxious, it does not be aware of what its reference nation is except it truly is offered with a identified voltage. this can be the place our resistor comes into play—it pulls up the GPIO pin to a identified voltage of three. 3V, which supplies it a default kingdom of excessive (or binary 1). whilst the pushbutton swap is pressed, this takes the GPIO pin to 0V, that is a LOW nation (or binary 0). [ 28 ] Chapter 2 here is the circuit diagram for our GPIO change: The detection script Now that we've got attached the swap to our Raspberry Pi, we have to write a bit script that might discover while the change has been driven. it is just like the former LED script proven, yet this time we are going to set the GPIO pin as an enter and browse its good judgment point. during this undertaking, we've got attached our change to D2, that's GPIO27 (again, check with the sooner GPIO pin-out diagram). As ahead of, we have to create dossier entry for the pin through getting into the subsequent command: $ sudo echo 27 > /sys/class/gpio/export And now, set its path to in: $ sudo echo in > /sys/class/gpio/gpio27/direction we are now able to learn its price, and we will be able to do that with the next command: $ sudo cat /sys/class/gpio/gpio17/value you are going to become aware of that it'll have again 1, or a excessive kingdom. reason why of the pull-up resistor we have been speaking approximately previous. which means its default kingdom, while the swap isn't really driven, is excessive. [ 29 ] Connecting issues on your Pi with GPIO while the change is driven, the price could be learn as zero or low. when you have greater than palms, you could do this through pushing the button and re-running the command. Or, we will be able to simply create a script to ballot the swap country. The code directory for poll-switch. sh is as follows: #! /bin/bash sudo echo 27 > /sys/class/gpio/export sudo echo in > /sys/class/gpio/gpio27/direction # loop endlessly whereas precise do # learn the change kingdom SWITCH=$(sudo cat /sys/class/gpio/gpio27/value) if [ $SWITCH == 1 ]; then #switch now not driven so stay up for a moment sleep 1 else #switch was once driven echo "You've driven my button" fi performed in case you run the script after which push the button, you have to see you have driven my button scrolling up the console reveal until eventually you cease urgent it.

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