Efficient road surface detection using visible light communication

Cahyadi, Willy Anugrah, Kim, Yong-Hyeon, Chung, Yeon-Ho and Ghassemlooy, Zabih (2015) Efficient road surface detection using visible light communication. In: 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, ICUFN 2015, 7-10 July 2015, Sapporo, Japan.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/0.1109/ICUFN.2015.7182498

Abstract

This paper presents an efficient road surface detection technique based on visible light communication (VLC). It uses light emitting diodes (LED) based car headlamps to illuminate the road surface and capture the diffuse and specular reflections from the road surface. Experiments are conducted indoors to validate its detection scheme and accuracy. Moreover, the proposed VLC based road surface detection is found to accurately estimate the level of wetness on wet roads.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Active safety technology, light reflection, road surface, VLC
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Nicola King
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 15:26
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 04:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/24290

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