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PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The project is designed to detect vehicle movement on highways to switch ON only a block of street lights ahead of it (vehicle), and to switch OFF the trailing lights to save energy. During night all the lights on the highway remain ON for the vehicles, but lots of energy is wasted when there is no vehicle movement.

This proposed system provides a solution for energy saving. This is achieved by sensing an approaching vehicle and then switches ON a block of street lights ahead of the vehicle. As the vehicle passes by, the trailing lights switch OFF automatically. Thus, we save a lot of energy. So when there are no vehicles on the highway, then all the lights remain OFF.

However, there is another mode of operation where instead of switching OFF the lights completely, they remain ON with 10% of the maximum intensity of the light. As the vehicle approaches, the block of street lights switch to 100% intensity and then as the vehicle passes by, the trailing lights revert back to 10% intensity again.

High intensity discharge lamp (HID) presently used for urban street light are based on principle of gas discharge, thus the intensity is not controllable by any voltage reduction. White Light Emitting Diode (LED) based lamps are soon replacing the HID lamps in street light. Intensity control is also possible by Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) generated by the microcontroller.

Sensors used on either side of the road senses vehicle movement and sends logic commands to microcontroller to switch ON/OFF the LEDs. Thus this way of dynamically changing intensity ON/OFF helps in saving a lot of energy. The project uses an 8051 series microcontroller.

Further the project can be enhanced by using appropriate sensors for detecting the failed street light and then sending an SMS to the control department via GSM modem for appropriate action.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
Extensive audio-visuals available.
Branding-free material.
Call/mail for Tech Support from 10 am - 7 pm.
Pre-programmed Microcontroller.
All-inclusive solution kit.
Easy to use, Self-explanatory kit.
Motion Sense and PWM Street Lights.
BLOCK DIAGRAM
Hardware Requirements
  • 8051 series Microcontroller
  • LEDs
  • Voltage Regulator
  • Resistors
  • Capacitors
  • Crystal
  • Transistors
  • Diodes
  • Photodiodes
  • IR LED
Software Requirements
  • Keil compiler
  • Language: Embedded C or Assembly
Q & A
Q:  Can we increase the detection distance between IR Photo sensors?
A:  Yes, we can increase the detection distance, and this can be done at user end.
Q:  Can we implement this concept in real time?
A:  Yes, this concept can be implemented in real time by modification at the user end.
Q:  Can we use high power LED's rather than low power LED's?
A:  No, we cannot use high power LED's.
Q:  Which microcontroller is used in this project?
A:  The microcontroller used in this project is a 40 pin IC from 8051 family
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shaikmaseeh, Andhra Pradesh on 29th October, 2014, 06:35 PM

I found your website while I was surfing on the internet.I like the Audio visuals.

Sairavikanth, Rajahmundry on 29th October, 2014, 05:35 PM

My friend referred me to Edgefx and gave excellent feedback about the kits.I like all the components and the related material given in the project.

Anjali Ann, kerala on 29th October, 2014, 05:27 PM

I saw the electronics projects in your website. I like the projects very much and then decided to buy from Edgefx.Everything is fine and giving a good service and solutions. I like my complete project.

Bharadwaj, Vellore on 20th October, 2014, 10:39 AM

My HOD suggested to take the project from Edgefx kits and solutions.I like the working condition of the kit.I would like to suggest to add the analysis of the project in the documentation.

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