Microcontroller Based Smart Card Car Security System

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2015 by IJETT Journal
Volume-29 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : A. Z. Loko, A. I. Bugaje, Usman Abdullahi
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V29P228


A. Z. Loko, A. I. Bugaje, Usman Abdullahi"Microcontroller Based Smart Card Car Security System", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V29(3),150-153 November 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

This paper focuses on the design and implementation of a microcontroller based smart card car security system with call intrusion alert capability. A PIC167877A microcontroller, RFID reader, RFID card and a GSM modem were used for the successful implementation of the system. The PIC16F877A microcontroller was used to serve as the entire brain of the system which holds the unique RFID card number and controls the electromagnetic relay and the GSM MODEM. The Electromagnetic relay served as the mechanical tool that secures the car ignition system, and the GSM modem was used to call the car owner whenever there is an intrusion attempt. Consequently, with this kind of system presented in this paper, the security of our automobiles can be more sensitive in order to secure and protect our automobiles more from any intrusion and theft in an electronic based approach. The system designed was tested under different case scenarios to verify its reliability.


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PIC16F877A, GSM MODEM, Electromagnetic Relay, RFID