Revolutionizing Smart Security Control Panel with Connected App for Home Automation

Client Overview

A global leader in smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control, AV distribution, and digital health markets. They have deployed more than 4 million connected systems and over 20 million security and home control sensors and peripherals across the globe.

Business Challenge
  • Upgrading existing product lines to remain competitive in the security and access control market
  • Enhancing app user experience & performance to increase customers usage for the app
VOLANSYS Contribution
  • Provided firmware support for security and control panels (primary and secondary) and enhanced features, functionality and resolved critical
    blockage in the device

    • Enhanced security control panel firmware to comply for UL 985 required for household fire warning systems
    • Enhanced firmware to add support in the door lock, a thermostat using Z-Wave 500
    • Added support of Wi-Fi pairing between primary and secondary panels
    • Private mesh network over BLE, Z-Wave for alarming all devices in the house
  • Z-Wave alliance certification for Z-Wave controller device
    • Added node info feature in the Z-Wave controller device firmware
    • Identified test cases required to pass for the Z-Wave controller type of devices for Z-Wave certification
    • Performed manual testing on Z-Wave controller
    • Bug fixing & added missing functionality
    • Develop GUI to test Z-Wave controller firmware
  • Designed and developed a connected mobile application (Android & iOS) to monitor the home security solution
    • Implemented automatic and geofence events
    • Implemented analytics with big query to understand user’s behavior
    • Live streaming of the home, in the absence
    • Offline data collection
    • Updated applications with all latest OS releases
    • Rich notifications with user actions
    • Integrated crashlytic tools to enhance the quality of apps
    • End-to-end mobile testing
  • Improved UI/UX experience for mobile app
    • Simplified navigation and usability with enriched user experience
    • Enhanced remote analytics and operability
    • On-going support and sustenance for improved customer experience
    • Optimized user flow with more user-friendly approaches
Technologies | Engineering Expertise

Embedded Firmware – C++, Linux, Google Breakpad | Mobility Solution (Android & iOS) | Quality Engineering

Solution Architecture
Revolutionizing Smart Security Control
Benefits Delivered
  • Improved 15% stability index of a mobile app as per the industry standards
  • Increased 10% app downloads with improved user ratings
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