A Low-cost, Installable Intelligent Helper Module for Automobiles

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Shadman Sakib 1,*

1. Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology/Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Dhaka, 1000, Bangladesh

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijisa.2015.08.04

Received: 12 Nov. 2014 / Revised: 17 Feb. 2015 / Accepted: 22 Apr. 2015 / Published: 8 Jul. 2015

Index Terms

Driving assistant, Installable module, intelligent vehicle, Low-cost


Ground vehicles are being intelligent day by day. But in today’s market the price of an autonomous, which is still in its experimental phase, or a semi-autonomous intelligent vehicular system is too high. Apart from the usage of expensive sensors, previously proposed vehicular networking systems for intelligent vehicles need network provider and communication towers like cellular communication networks which is both time consuming and costly to implement. Moreover, the mechatronics part, which controls the vehicle is very much different from a traditional intra-vehicular mechanism making it very difficult to convert a regular vehicle, e.g. a car, into an intelligent one. Due to these facts, these overpriced systems are not suitable for the underdeveloped countries where, these are somewhat more needed. In this paper, I have developed a very cheap intelligent system for providing guidance to the driver while driving. This module will not be connected to the hardware directly, which made it an easy-to-install “helper module” for any kind of ground vehicles. However, this module will reduce the accident rate by collecting and analyzing surrounding data, communicating with nearby vehicles (peer to peer) while overtaking and providing continuous guidelines for safe driving. Unlike other systems this could easily be deployed in the underdeveloped countries because of its ultra-low cost.

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Shadman Sakib, "A Low-cost, Installable Intelligent Helper Module for Automobiles", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.7, no.8, pp.30-37, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2015.08.04


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