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QBuzZ – Conductorless Bus Transportation System

  • S. Kavi PriyaEmail author
  • S. Naveen Kumar
  • K. Sathish Kumar
  • S. Manikandan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)

Abstract

The communal transport plays the chief part in India. In current transportation scenario, the travellers have to get the ticket(s) of their trip from the bus conductor by paying the ticket fare that result in lot of prevailing problems such as change problems, etc. Normally, Electronic Ticketing Machine [ETM] is used by the conductor to cast off ticket(s) for the travellers. But it results in huge volume of paper wastage and requires skilled person for operating the machine. The disadvantage of ETM is that it is relatively slow. This annoys the travellers who are travelling in the bus. In this work, we describe a new system “Conductorless Bus Ticketing System” to present a reflex fare assortment system with backing of QR Code along with an embedded system and a smartphone app. This system is planned to enterprise an embedded system that is used for tumbling the overcrowding in the bus. In accordance with this, the Ultrasonic Sensor is used to get the count of travellers who are boarding in and boarding out from the bus and an LCD screen is placed near to the driver in order to update about the count of travellers in the bus, count of travellers board in to the bus and board off from the bus, etc. In this system, QR code generated by the traveller via the android app will be acting as the tickets) of the trip. QR code communicates with the embedded system which is fixed at the bus in order to validate whether the QR code is valid or not. The working of this system is most fortunate for communal and very opportune for travelling in the bus.

Keywords

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ model Camera module LCD screen Ultrasonic sensors GPS module Jumper wires 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kavi Priya
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Naveen Kumar
    • 1
  • K. Sathish Kumar
    • 1
  • S. Manikandan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyMepco Schlenk Engineering CollegeSivakasiIndia

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