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Reconfigurable Hardware Implementation of a GPS-Based Vehicle Tracking System

  • Adnan Yaqzan
  • Issam Damaj
  • Rached Zantout
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 39)

In this chapter, we build on a recently produced VTS (The Aram Locator) offering a SOC replacement of the microcontroller-based implementation. Although the microcontroller-based system has acceptable performance and cost, an FPGA-based system can promise less cost and a more cohesive architecture that would save processing time and speeds up system interaction. The performance of the proposed implementations is evaluated on different FPGAs. The suggested designs show enhancement in terms of speed, functionality, and cost.

Keywords

Hardware Implementation Vehicle Tracking System-GPS-Based-Reconfigurable FPGA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adnan Yaqzan
    • 1
  • Issam Damaj
    • 1
  • Rached Zantout
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Computer Eng'g DeptDhofar UniversityOman

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