EYES: A Novel Overtaking Assistance System for Vehicular Networks

  • Subhadeep PatraEmail author
  • Javier H. Arnanz
  • Carlos T. Calafate
  • Juan-Carlos Cano
  • Pietro Manzoni
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9143)


Developments in the ITS area are received with great expectation by both consumers and industry. Despite their huge potential benefits, ITS solutions suffer from the slow pace of adoption by manufacturers. In this paper we propose EYES, an ITS system that aims at helping drivers in overtaking. The system autonomously creates a network of the devices running EYES, and provides drivers with a video feed from the vehicle located just ahead, thus presenting a better view of any vehicles coming from the opposite direction and the road ahead. This is specially useful when the front view of the driver is blocked by large vehicles, and thus the decision whether to overtake can be taken based on the visuals provided by the application. We have validated EYES, the proposed overtaking assistance system, in both indoor and realistic scenarios involving vehicular network, and preliminary results allow being optimistic about its effectiveness and applicability.


Android application Real implementation Video transmission Live streaming RTSP Vehicular network ITS 



This work was partially supported by the European Commission under Svā, the Erasmus Mundus Programme, Action 2 (EMA2) and the Ministerio de Econom?a y Competitividad, Programa Estatal de Investigaci?n, Desarrollo e Innovaci?n Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad, Proyectos I+D+I 2014, Spain, under Grant TEC2014-52690-R.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subhadeep Patra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Javier H. Arnanz
    • 1
  • Carlos T. Calafate
    • 1
  • Juan-Carlos Cano
    • 1
  • Pietro Manzoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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