Ultra Wide Band localization and tracking hybrid technique using VRTs

  • Mohd Shamian Zianal UTHM
  • Hadi Abdullah UTHM
  • Ijaz Khan UTHM
Keywords: Multistatic radar, Received signal strength (RSS), Surveillance area, Time of arrival (TOA), Virtual reference tags (VRTs)

Abstract

This research presents hybrid radar tracking technique consisting of Time Of Arrival (TOA) and Received Signal Strength (RSS) techniques. This hybrid design increases efficiency, accuracy and sensitivity of radar system. The radar used in this research is multistatic radar with one transmitter and three receivers. One common drawback in RSS and TOA techniques is high level synchronization in transmitter and receivers. The hybrid design also suffers from transmitter-receiver synchronization. To overcome TX-RX synchronization problem Virtual Reference Tags (VRTs) are used. These tags are virtually mapped over the surveillance area giving radar design different reference points from which it can accurately locate intruder and monitor its movements. Also four cases of different

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Author Biographies

Mohd Shamian Zianal, UTHM
Department of Electrical
University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Malaysia.
Hadi Abdullah, UTHM
Department of Electrical
University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Malaysia.
Ijaz Khan, UTHM
Department of Electrical
University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Malaysia.
How to Cite
Zianal, M. S., Abdullah, H., & Khan, I. (1). Ultra Wide Band localization and tracking hybrid technique using VRTs. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 4(3). Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/ijie/article/view/625
Section
Issue on Electrical and Electronic Engineering