Fabrication of a GSM-based intruder detection system prototype based on ultrasonic sensor

  • Idrisu Mohammed Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Nigeria
  • Ashraf A. Ahmad Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4970-9515
  • Abel E. Airoboman Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
  • Abdulkadir M. Lawan Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia
Keywords: GSM, Ultrasonic, intruder, microcontroller, sensor


The design and construction of GSM based ultrasonic intruder detection system for detecting an intruder through a protected environment was carried out and presented in this paper. An alarm is triggered when intrusion is detected through the use of ultrasonic sensor. Also, SMS is sent in the form of text to the owner’s mobile number via the GSM module being installed. The configuration and coordination required for the system units to function effectively were carried out by a programmed ATMEGA16 microcontroller. AC and DC voltage supplies were incorporated into the system to provide a constant power supply. The fabricated system was tested and found to work successfully in accordance with the target design specifications carried out as the intruder was successfully detected and SMS sent.


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Mohammed , I., Ahmad, A. A., Airoboman, A. E., & Lawan, A. M. (2023). Fabrication of a GSM-based intruder detection system prototype based on ultrasonic sensor. Journal of Advances in Science and Engineering, 8(2), 69-75. https://doi.org/10.37121/jase.v8i2.222
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