DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOMATIC RAIN AND VOICE ACTIVATED VEHICLE WINDSCREEN WIPER

Hassan A. B., Abdulmalik D.M., Yusuf M.A, Garba A.B

Abstract

The driver behind the steering is often been confronted with a lot of distractions and disturbances which could be both within the vehicle such as auxiliaries, multimedia features, and safety facilities and outside the vehicle such as weather conditions and other road users. All of these will have the potential of diverting the driver’s concentration and may lead to accidents. In view of this, automobile makers are continuously researching for new and innovative ways of making driving stress-free, fascinating and enjoyable for users. One of the focus features that is constantly researched for, is the windscreen wiper. Hence, in this paper, a control circuit for windscreen wiper motor is proposed. The wiper motor is automatically activated by voice or by the presence of water on a sensor causing the wiper blade to sweep back and forth at a speed depending on the intensity of water falling on the windscreen. The development of this automatic wiper system will enhance the comfort and convenience level of drivers behind the steering when it comes to wiper operation especially during rainfall. Read full PDF

Keywords: Automatic, rain, voice, vehicle, windscreen, wiper

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