Issue Number: Vol. 9, No. 3
Year of Publication: Sep - 2019
Page Numbers: 68-76
Authors: Muhammad Baballe Ahmad, Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad, Abdullahi Abba Abdullahi, Abdulrazak Tijjani, Auwal Sani Iliyasu, Ibrahim Mahdi Muhammad, Isa Ibrahim, Sani Tijjani, Yusuf Idris, Ibrahim Kabiru Dahiru, Abubakar Abdullahi Umar, Jamilu Sulaiman, Aliyu Lawan Musa, Sani Abdullahi Mohammed, Shamsu Idris Abdullahi, Abdulkadir Habibu Kofar Naisa, Munzali Surajo, Sani Ahmad Muhammad, Bello Abubakar Imam, Shehu Hassan Ayagi, Khadija Mahmoud Sani
Journal Name: International Journal of New Computer Architectures and their Applications (IJNCAA)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002636


The household automation and security system permit us to curb house devices such as our lights, fans, air conditions (AC), door, and so on. The household automation system does not only reduce individual exertions but likewise, timesaving and energy efficiency. The main purpose of the household automation and security system is to help in controlling our household gadgets by the used of various methods such as the user of web pages, android application, and Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) when one is not at his home, office or organization. The system will inform you if theirs is an intrusion or abduction in the secured environment by sending a short message service (SMS) on the person's phone. The system can also assist old age individuals by helping them control their home devices with the aid of their smartphones because they old age will not allow them to go to these places and On or OFF this appliance or to regulate them. The rate of theft and abduction in some parts of Nigeria is increasing by the day; this imbibes fears that become a threat to the peace and economic development of the country. It is paramount to find viable technologies that will secure the lives of humans as countermeasures to tackle this kind of problem. With the help of the latest development of technology, it is possible to secure people’s lives, industries, schools, organizations, and homes using an alarm security system that will monitor, guide and protect against burglar and abductors. This paper will review literature related to security alarm systems, different types of sensors used in the security system, advances in its technology, and the challenges homeowners faced, and the importance of installation for security purposes.