June 6, 2011
Doorbell That Calls Homeowner’s Cell Phone, Spooks Burglars
An English schoolboy of 13 invented a doorbell to deters burglars. When it’s pressed, it calls up the homeowner’s mobile phone and routes it over the intercom, allowing him or her to talk to whoever is outside the door. Geekosystem reports.
Most opportunist burglars ring the doorbell first to see if anyone is at home, but Smart Bell has the perfect way to counteract this.
"If you are out and a burglar comes up to your door and rings the doorbell, after ten seconds Smart Bell will ring through to your mobile phone and you will be able to answer.
"There is a small amount of white noise so it will sound like an intercom and the burglar will never know that you’re not actually inside the house.’
[via The Daily Mail]
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