Smart home system `` Candle '' specializing in privacy protection such as cloud nonuse / fake data generation possible
In addition to features such as cloud non-use offline available open source control software, it is also possible to generate different 'false data' of the value from the original observation data, specializing in privacy protection
Candle-privacy friendly smart home
Smart home devices use the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI assistants to control surveillance cameras and home appliances. IT majors such as Google and Amazon offer their own smart home devices.
A small smart speaker `` Amazon Echo Dot with clock '' review that also has a LED display and can also be used as a watch-gigazine
However, recently, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon employees have been found to record and check the audio and video collected by smart home devices.
A smart home device to counter such concerns is ' Candle '. Candle uses Mozilla's open source software '
Candle is released as a “concept” and can be created by assembling equipment and sensors yourself at this stage. Candle can add various sensors such as smart remote control, timer, carbon dioxide concentration meter, electricity meter, dust sensor, soil moisture meter for foliage plants, smart lock, thermometer, hygrometer.
The official website includes the parts required for each function of Candle and ...
Candle can also notify 'fake data'. If this function is used, for example, even if the carbon dioxide concentration is high, it can be displayed as low, or a cigarette can be smoked without being detected by the dust sensor. On the official page, an example was given that a child who became a junior high school student was given control of the sensors in his room. To prevent the situation being monitored by a class and help children protect their own privacy. '
The basic control of Candle is done by Raspberry Pi 4B , and soldering etc. are unnecessary when adding each function.
The official page says 'We are looking for companies to commercialize', and there is a possibility that a set that can be easily assembled or an already assembled product will be sold.