Mithun Das
Published © GPL3+

Car Wallet Pays for Parking Using IOTA (Machine to Machine)

A proof of concept for direct machine to machine micropayments w/o human interaction using distributed ledger-based technology, IOTA Tangle.

IntermediateFull instructions provided16 hours1,791

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Raspberry Pi Zero
Raspberry Pi Zero
×1
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
×1
Raspberry Pi Traffic Light
×1
Camera Module V2
Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2
×1
Lego Compatible Camera Case
×1

Software apps and online services

Ionic Hybrid Mobile Framework
Used to create two mobile apps, one for parking owner and other for driver. Though we used Ionic for during prototype we used web version of the app without installing the binary on phone.
IOTA Tangle
IOTA Tangle
AWS S3
Amazon Web Services AWS S3
Used to store scan copy of license plate for future reference. You may skip this by not storing your images in cloud.
Open ALPR
Used for license plate recognition. Create free account which gives you 1000 API calls per month free.

Hand tools and fabrication machines

20 Pc. Jumper Wire Kit, Assorted Colors
20 Pc. Jumper Wire Kit, Assorted Colors

Story

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Schematics

Circuit diagram for parking wallet

Code

smart-parking-iota

Credits

Mithun Das

Mithun Das

4 projects • 6 followers
A tech enthusiast who loves creating, buying, testing, evaluating and learning about new technology.

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