Automatic Toll Collection System using AVR
Automatic Toll collection systems are used for collecting the tax automatically, it will help in reducing the heavy congestion caused in the metropolitan cities of today. It is one of the best methods used to organize the heavy flow of traffic. There will be a separate path way for bus, car, two wheeler etc., when vehicle Moves through the respective path of toll gate on road, traveller should swipe the smart card then it will ask to select destination. After selecting destination it will deduct money from his prepaid balance. New balance will be updated. To tackle insufficient balance problem, alarming a sound provided. All the information related to vehicle and the owner of the vehicle will be stored in smart card and this is done by using microcontroller ATmega32 which belongs to AVR family (Alf and Vegard’s RISC processor). This will reduce the time as well as cost.
Keywords - Smart Card, LCD, Microcontroller