security robot

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by joulian, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. joulian

    Thread Starter Active Member

    Aug 27, 2009
    thinking about building a security robot

    this was the basic idea. Either a small one like the size of an Irobot vacum cleaner ( size of plate) or the size of a push mower in length and width. Its main function to basically to go around my house and patrol. Any one got any good schematics or designs for a project like this? Any ideas would be good...

    Its just in the napkin stages now...

    I wanted it to alert the person on the premises as well as myself when it picks up motion and heat. Even if its a dog maybe make a noise or something :)
  2. RiJoRI

    Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2007
    It would probably be better to get an alarm system with PIR sensors!

    However, you'll probably need to split this project into at least three segments: Mechanical, Motion, and Detection.

    One thing to consider with Detection is prevention of false alarms. E.g., if the sensor is moving, how do you differentiate between an immobile heat source such as a heater, and a mobile one such as you?

  3. blueroomelectronics

    AAC Fanatic!

    Jul 22, 2007
    Or just get a dog.
  4. Wendy


    Mar 24, 2008
    I don't know, I think a Tesla bot would be cool, sort of like the one in the movie "Runaway".
  5. steinar96

    Active Member

    Apr 18, 2009
    Tesla definitely. But i'd be scared of it burning down the house :D
  6. joulian

    Thread Starter Active Member

    Aug 27, 2009

    more like this