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Vehicle-Driver Communication using Off-The-Shelf Transceivers

Ghamari, Mohammad and Chung, Antony Ho Ming and Roedig, Utz and Honary, Bahram and Pickering, Carl A. (2010) Vehicle-Driver Communication using Off-The-Shelf Transceivers. In: IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall), 2010. IEEE, pp. 1-2. ISBN 978-1-4244-3573-9

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Almost all modern cars can be controlled remotely using a personal communicator (keyfob). However, the degree of interaction between currently available personal communicators and cars is very limited. The communication link is unidirectional and the communication range is limited to a few dozen meters. However, there are many interesting applications that could be supported if a keyfob would be able to support energy efficient bidirectional longer range communication. In this paper we investigate off-the-shelf transceivers in terms of their usability for bidirectional longer range communication. Our evaluation results show that existing transceivers can generally support the required communication ranges but that links tend to be very unreliable. This high unreliability must be handled in an energy efficient way by the keyfob to car communication protocol in order to make off-the-shelf transceivers a viable solution.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 42567
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 03 Nov 2010 10:52
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2017 02:14
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