International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN: 2313-626X

Volume 4, Issue 7  (July 2017), Pages:  141-146

Title: Development of university public transport monitoring system with mobile communication application

Author(s):  Khairul Kamarudin Hasan 1, *, Kamaru Adzha Kadiran 1, Yusmarnita Yusop 2, Muhammad Asraf Hairuddin 1, Sufian Mohamad 1


1Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Cawangan Johor, Kampus Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
2Faculty of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia

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This project objective is to develop the system for university bus transportation monitoring purpose so that students waiting time could be reduced. The system consists of three main parts, a high-frequency radio module, the microcontroller systems and GSM modem. The microcontroller is also equipped with LCD display, buzzer and LED. Digital display board is placed at the waiting platform to show the approximate bus arrival time to the destination. Students also will received notification via SMS notifying on the status of the whereabouts of the shuttle bus without worrying of missing the bus. At the end of the project, students will be able to estimate bus current location from the short-messaging service received or from the display board at waiting platform. Hence, the project could help to minimize waiting time of the students at the shuttle bus waiting platform. It is also aimed to improve the management of existing bus transportation monitoring system in the university by using combination of GSM technology and microcontroller. 

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Keywords: Public transport, Monitoring system, Mobile communication application

Article History: Received 7 March 2017, Received in revised form 14 June 2017, Accepted 17 June 2017

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Hasan KK, Kadiran KA, Yusop Y, Hairuddin MA, and Mohamad S (2017). Development of university public transport monitoring system with mobile communication application. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(7): 141-146


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