Ohio’s Patent of the Month – November 2020
Security systems are an amazing invention that allows people to feel safer, knowing their home and family is protected. With modern technology, security systems are becoming more interactive and accessible. They typically use cameras and motion sensors, as well as conventional locks on doors and windows that activate alarms when tampered with. But this technology has its limits – like cameras become less effective when an intruder masks their face. But what if you could identify them another way? Say by their phone? Well, Wireless ID LLC has developed a home security system that can detect anintruder’s mobile device and collect information about it.
This innovative system detects an intruder when an event occurs (such as glass breaking) and tracks the identity of their smart devices, giving you a headstart to take precautionary measures like calling the police. The system includes security sensors, a transceiver, and a control circuit all linked to a hub. When an event occurs, the security sensors notify the control circuit, which then signals the transceiver to capture identification data from the intruder’s mobile. Once this information is collected, it’s sent to the hub and stored in a database, accessible by specific personnel, such as the security company or the police. In the database, your personal devices will be labelled as “friendly,” while those of the intruders will be labelled as “unknown,” so you don’t have to worry about setting off your own alarms.
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