A Pervasive IoT Scheme to Vehicle Overspeed Detection and Reporting Using MQTT Protocol

  • Elie NasrEmail author
  • Elie Kfoury
  • David Khoury
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 30)


One particular concern that Public Safety Organization (PSO) must account for is the excess of speed of vehicles in motion. The high speed is typically responsible for a significant proportion of the mortality and morbidity that result from road crashes. Various ineffective proposed methods and solutions have been implemented to control speed limits; for instance, Speed Detection Camera System (SDCS), Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR), Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR). This paper conveys an innovative, pervasive, effective and adaptable Internet of Things (IoT) system to detect and report vehicle overspeed as well as issuing tickets and fines. Our aggregated prototype is composed of five components: IoT vehicle on-board unit, Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) broker, application logic server, data storage, and monitoring engine. A software simulation has been implemented and tested as a proof of concept. This novel technique is restricted only for governmental use since it surrogates the contemporary aforementioned speed detection systems paving the way toward a smarter and sustainable solution, and thus ensuring public safety.


PSO WHO Vehicle Overspeed IoT Radar MQTT Ticket 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information and Communications TechnologyAmerican University of Science and TechnologyBeirutLebanon

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