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
Tables : 01
Publication Link :A Real Time Prototype for Vehicle Tracking System
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.
“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
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