Vehicle-Tracking Mobile Application without a GPS Sensor

Priyaporn Ratsame, Mojira Koedsaksit, Sompatthana Jitsoontron, Unchasa Jaisamak, Supachai Puengsungewan


A GPS sensor is the main part of the system in vehicle tracking applications. However, a GPS sensor becomes the limitation of low-cost vehicle tracking applications because a GPS sensor comes with the running cost of our vehicle tracking system. To solve this problem, this paper presents an IoT based concept to track a vehicle without a GPS sensor. To evaluate the proposed concepts, a light sensor and a vibration sensor have been compared to show the real-time data. The proposed algorithm shows that the vibration sensor provides a high accuracy more than a light sensor.


Internet of things; Light sensor; Real-time; Vehicle tracking; Vibration sensor

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