Abstract: The conventional design of real time security system typically monitors only the property and lacks physical control aspects. Also the term security is not well defined because there is the time delay between the alarm system going on and actual arrival of the security personnel. This paper discuss the development of the security and monitoring system that works where the traditional security system that are mainly concerned about curbing burglar and gathering evidence against trespassing fail. The paper present the design and implementation of the smart security system based on image processing and embedded system. An additional feature that enhance the security aspect of the system is its capability of monitoring entry points such as doors and windows so that in the event any breach, an alerting short message services and image through email is sent to the authorized members instantly.

Keywords: Global System for Mobile Communication(GSM);Short message services(SMS); image transfer through email; Home/Organization security.