A Comparison of Proximity Sensors for a Bicycle-to-Car Distance Rangefinder

Bartłomiej Michał Zieliński


In the article, three types of proximity sensors that might be used in bicycle rangefinder to measure the distance between the bicycle and an overtaking car are compared. The influence of various factors on the accuracy of the distance measurements obtained using ultrasonic, infrared and laser sensors is tested, among others, light conditions, car surface type and colour, rain, pollination and vibrations.

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