Date Added: Jun 2012
A low cost GPS and GSM based vehicle tracking system is developed using ARM processor for real time application. The main core of the system is an embedded hardware along with embedded C compiler. GPS gives the location of the vehicle and also embedded device communicates with GSM network which is accessible from anywhere. The main aim of the paper is design and implements a low cost tracking system which is suitable for tracking a vehicle and to detect the accident place. In case of accident the location of the vehicle automatically send to the ambulance or police service. If the vehicle is theft it automatically sends location of the vehicle to its owner as a SMS through GSM modem.