TECH-NO EN­TRY

Daily Record - - NEWS - CARLA TAL­BOT re­porters@dai­lyrecord.co.uk

A SCOTS school­boy has built a se­cu­rity sys­tem to lock his bed­room door – from any­where in the world.

While most teenagers have to be con­tent with scrawled “keep out” posters to de­ter par­ents and sib­lings, Cal­lum Inglis has used his com­puter wiz­ardry.

Any­one even try­ing to breach the hi-tech de­fences will be foiled by an alarm which alerts the 17-year-old by email and takes a pic­ture of them in the act.

Cal­lum, from Dum­bar­ton, has al­ready built up rep­u­ta­tion as a tech and cod­ing guru – with his teach­ers at Dum­bar­ton Academy turn­ing to him for tech­ni­cal sup­port.

He has built his own server in his room, con­structed a drone and even put his skills to the test in the pro­fes­sional world, build­ing web­sites and apos for or­gan­i­sa­tions.

Cal­lum, who de­signed the spe­cial lock to keep out par­ents Emily and Craw­ford and sib­lings Jennifer, 13, and Thomas 11, said: “I re­ally en­joy teach­ing my­self and try­ing

TAL­ENTED Cal­lum helps his high school teach­ers out with tech­ni­cal sup­port. Pic­tures: Colin Garvie

ALARM Set-up to catch in­trud­ers

SE­CU­RITY Cal­lum’s in­ven­tion

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