Accession Number PB2013-101749
Title Feasibility of Bluetooth Data as a Surrogate Measure of Vehicle Operations, Technical Summary.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 2p
Personal Author E. J. Fitzsimmons R. A. Rescot S. D. Schrock
Abstract The objective of this research study was to evaluate the feasibility of using Bluetooth data as a surrogate analysis measure of traffic and was conducted in several stages. The initial stage was to evaluate a number of hardware related variables including: (1) in-vehicle Bluetooth source placement; (2) traveling speeds of vehicles with Bluetooth sources; (3) variations in detectability among several Bluetooth sources; (4) horizontal and vertical roadside Bluetooth antenna placement options; and (5) Bluetooth antenna selection.
Keywords Antennas
Bluetooth technology
Cellular telephones
Data collection
Measuring instruments
Traffic control
Travel speed
Wireless communication

Source Agency Department of Transportation Office of University Research
NTIS Subject Category 45C - Common Carrier & Satellite
85H - Road Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
43G - Transportation
Corporate Author Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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