Chapter IResearch DescriptionMan lives in the age of computer technology. Generally, in the daily activities of aperson, computer is always present. Years back, people used manual operations to runtheir business transactions while abacus was used in learning mathematical operations.With this system, activities were done in a tough way and with longer time.The discovery of computer changed man’s activities. Businesses usecomputers to improve this services to their clients. Some agencies made their ownwebsites that cater the needs of their customers. Computer related product is also used inmost establishments for protection such as the cctv camera. For families with loved onesabroad, they used the web for chatting and communicating with them. Students also usecomputers to prepare their assignments and other school related projects Some usecomputer for entertainment, chatting and a lot more.Most companies and institutions adopt new trend in computing to hasten theirservices to their clients. Most factories use computer aided machineries to speed upproductions and make their goods available in a much lesser time, however , if thismodern technology were not use in order to protect the home and businesses, then thepossibility of lost as well as their lives might pose in danger.Home is considered the most sacred place for people, they can sleep , invest,gathered together and create a well balance surroundings among the family, but there aresome unavoidable circumstances that might happen in their home, burglary is one ofthem.However there are many ways in which people protect their home, some of theminvest in pets , and other alarm system .1
Because of this , the proponents are inspired to develop a hardware that willprotect home, a Laser/SMS Security SystemLaser security system is a high tech technology that used to be a part of homesecurity only available to the wealthy. Today’s technological innovations however makelaser security available and affordable to all home owners. Laser security systems are easy to install and work both in and outside of thehouse. They are extremely well-employed as perimeter alarm systems around a driveway,house or garage. They work well as a pool alarm system that can be triggered if childrencome to close to the pool for example. They can be hidden behind shrubs or trees, andcause no harm to plants. Inside, the sensors are extremely effective and can be set up tomonitor every room in the house. They utilized very little power and work from regularpower outlets or phone jacks. The laser systems consist of a laser module and photo cell, small mirrors, Camera,and the SMS device. Such an indoor system should be set up at a major security area inone’s home, such as the entrance, door area, or hall way. It can also be placed at thebottom of the door or entrance area or at the start of the hall, and attach the monitoringmirrors along the length of the doorway or hall area to create a virtual grid of lasercoverage. The photo cell device should be installed at the end of the laser beam grid.