GPS based Advanced Vehicle Tracking and Vehicle Control System

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Mashood Mukhtar 1,*

1. Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS

* Corresponding author.


Received: 11 Jul. 2014 / Revised: 6 Oct. 2014 / Accepted: 7 Dec. 2014 / Published: 8 Feb. 2015

Index Terms

Tracking, GSM, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, Google Map, Google Tracking, Vehicle Control


Security systems and navigators have always been a necessity of human’s life. The developments of advanced electronics have brought revolutionary changes in these fields. In this paper, we will present a vehicle tracking system that employs a GPS module and a GSM modem to find the location of a vehicle and offers a range of control features. To complete the design successfully, a GPS unit, two relays, a GSM Modem and two MCU units are used. There are five features introduced in the project. The aim of this project is to remotely track a vehicle’s location, remotely switch ON and OFF the vehicle’s ignition system and remotely lock and unlock the doors of the vehicle. An SMS message is sent to the tracking system and the system responds to the users request by performing appropriate actions. Short text messages are assigned to each of these features. A webpage is specifically designed to view the vehicle’s location on Google maps. By using relay based control concept introduced in this paper, number of control features such as turning heater on/off, radio on/off etc. can be implemented in the same fashion.

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Mashood Mukhtar, "GPS based Advanced Vehicle Tracking and Vehicle Control System", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.7, no.3, pp.1-12, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2015.03.01


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