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Smart Vehicular Traffic Management System using RFID Technology

Matthews, V. O. and Ajala, A.O. and Popoola, Segun I. and Atayero, A. A. (2017) Smart Vehicular Traffic Management System using RFID Technology. In: World Congress on Engineering 2017 , July 5-7, 2017, London, U.K..

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Public places are often characterized with incessant traffic congestion, especially during special occasions and events, as large number of automobiles attempt to use the same parking lot concurrently. This usually result in confusion and dispute, auto crashes, waste of time and resources, and release of more carbon into the ecosystem. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology offers effective solution for distant object identification without requiring a line of sight. In this paper, the authors developed an intelligent, cost-effective, and eco-friendly park management system for scalable traffic control using RFID and Solar photovoltaic (SPV) technologies. Pre-registered and visiting vehicles are assigned tags to access designated parking lots. However, large-scale implementation of the technology for intelligent park management requires a stable power supply with no threat to our ecosystem. SPV-powered UHF RFID readers transmit vehicle information via wireless data links to a host system application at the SPV-powered central database management system for further processing. This system will ensure effective traffic control during peak periods in order to avoid crashes, save time and resources, and as well save our planet

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: RFID, park management, renewable energy, smart and connected communities
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2017 11:04
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017 11:04

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