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OpenSesamessage Smart Home Entry System: Technical Report

Breen, Conor (2017) OpenSesamessage Smart Home Entry System: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

OpenSesamessage uses multiple technologies to provide a cross-platform solution to smart home entry. Working off the concept of usability and utilizing a peoples almost universal knowledge of messenger services. OpenSesamessage aims to provide a smart home security solution with ease of use and security as paramount.

Built using a ruby on rails web application to allow simple user integration with the service, and intuitive account management. The popular messaging service telegram which boasts high security and exemplary encryption as standard and the raspberry pi to offer an easy to use, safe and affordable solution to smart home entry.

OpenSesamessage is a fully functioning smart home entry system for the future, allowing for keyless entry into buildings, or containers with the use of a smartphone. Its key features include:
• Simple to use web application with usability in mind
• Security rich features to allow users to safely manage who has access to the service based on their unique phone number
• A simple to use user dashboard, allowing users to add and remove sub users when needed.
• Integration with the popular messaging service Telegram, which does not require the installation of a bulky app
• Security features such as the option to receive a photo of the person entering the building sent straight to the admin’s phone.
• A truly keyless entry system, without the need for easily lost items such as RFID cards or key fobs

With the use of the OpenSesamessage users can grant access to their house, building or container from anywhere in the world via the internet. This negates the use if keys, RFID cards and other forms of entry. All you need is an internet connection and the permission of the owner. This service could benefit almost everyone. Home owners, who regularly forget their key. Landlords who rent out their property are no longer required to arrive with a key, the use case is scenarios are infinite

“open sesamessage brings consumer level home entry and home security to the modern era”

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 14:23
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 14:29
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/2653

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