A Real Time Prototype for Vehicle Tracking System  
  Authors : Pydala Bhasha; P. Nageswara Rao; D. Bulla Rao


A vehicle tracking system is an electronic device installed in a vehicle to enable the owner or a third party to track the vehicle's location. This paper proposed to design a vehicle tracking system that works using GPS and GSM technology, which would be the cheapest source of vehicle tracking and it would work as anti-theft system. For doing so an ARM7 microcontroller is interfaced serially to a GSM Modem and GPS Receiver. A GSM modem is used to send the position (Latitude and Longitude) of the vehicle from a remote place. The GPS modem will continuously give the data i.e. the latitude and longitude indicating position of the vehicle. When the request by user is sent to the number at the GSM modem, the system automatically sends a return reply to that mobile. Here piezo electric buzzer is used to detect the vibrations that are occurred in case of any accidents and it sends signal to microcontroller to send latitude and longitude information to the number stored in microcontroller. Also a SOS Button is used in case of any emergencies. When the button is pressed, the system automatically sends a message to the number stored in the microcontroller.


Published In : IJCAT Journal Volume 2, Issue 9

Date of Publication : September 2015

Pages : 356 - 366

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Mr. Pydala Bhasha : received B.Tech degree in Information Technology from JNT University, Hyderabad in 2006. and pursuing M.Tech Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Swetha Institute of Sciences, Tirupati.

Nageswara Rao P : is working as Associate Professor & Head of CSE Department, Swetha institute of Technology & Science, Tirupati. He has vast experience in Teaching & Research and he guided many UG & PG projects. His research interests are Computer Networks (wireless Networks), HCI, Algorithms, Information security.

Bullarao Domathoti : is working as assistant professor of CSE Department, Swetha institute of Technology & Science, Tirupati, Affiliated to JNT University. He received M.Tech in IT from JNTUK. Kakinada in 2012, India, His research interests are Computer Networks (wireless Networks), HCI, Algorithms, Information security, social networks, Data mining, web 2.0 etc.










Microcontroller ARM7

“A Cost Effective Model for Vehicle Tracking System” is an approach for vehicle tracking with the help of GPS receivers and GSM modem. Vehicle Tracking System resulted in improving overall productivity and reduces the cost with better fleet management that in turn offers better return on your investments. Better scheduling or route planning can enable you handle larger jobs loads within a particular time. Taking ARM as platform, and GPS and GSM as wireless data communication platform, Vehicle Positioning System is small, stable and reliable, with small delay, which can effectively overcome the past disadvantages of poor real time and high operating costs existed in the system.Vehicle tracking both in case of personal as well as business purpose improves safety and security, communication medium, performance monitoring and increases productivity. So in the coming year, it is going to play a major role in our day-to-day living.










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