Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator

Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator

Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator (VANET) is the wireless connectivity of small-scale/large-scale vehicles. Here, the vehicles are maybe in either a static or dynamic state of position. The main motive of VANET is to assure the safety of vehicles, roads, pedestrians, drivers, and other surrounding things. 

This page discusses the new updates of VANET Research and their Supportive Simulators!!!

Further, VANET simulation is advanced in vehicular communication, autonomous vehicles, and driver assistance. As a result, presently there are so many applications are developing in the areas of vehicle ad hoc network in the following means,  

  • Prediction of Traffic in Vehicular Networks 
  • Adaptive Traffic Aid for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Refining the Traffic Flow Features via Traffic Control
  • Emergency Warning System for Different Network Scenarios

How to evaluate the performance of vehicular ad hoc network simulator? 

Now, we can see in what way the effect of actual simulation is assessed in vehicle-to-vehicle communication. However this process has several challenges, our research team is unique in identifying novel solutions for complicated issues.

Implementing Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator

Additionally, below we have given few simulation parameters used for VANET network model evaluation.

  • Mobility models
  • Fading models
  • Channel models
  • Vehicle parameters
  • Quality of Services parameters

Next, we can see the different features of vehicles that are sure to enhance the efficiency of the vehicular communication system. Our research team has identified all possible intelligent methods to improve these features even better for achieving the best research outcome since all these models are essential for improving the performance of the Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator. Along with the simulation models for VANET, we describe the features of vehicles that are different for autonomous vehicles (self-driving cars), internet of vehicles and internet of connected vehicles, etc. 

Vehicle Characteristics

  • Frequently upgrade the policies for node (vehicle) mobility
  • Support IEEE 802.11 protocol based data access
  • Enable to design and assess propagation model
  • Flexible to work with signal powers matrix
  • Enriched in reception features
  • Provide priority based data queue
  • Support different application scenarios such as data priority / routing, vehicle behavior variation, neighbors’ matrix, etc.

Furthermore, we have listed our features of developing VANET applications. The following features are unbeatable from others to support you in every aspect of vehicular communication. Our ultimate goal is to fulfill your needs in your desired research area of VANET. So, we updated ourselves on all major and minor areas of the VANET field.

Our best features in VANET

  • Sufficient skills on VANET integrated networks
  • Collected current research issues and restrictions in VANET
  • Strong establishment in both basic and emerging theories in IoV
  • Grasp knowledge on next generation vehicular networks
  • Constant Practice in varying network designs, tools and technologies in VANET

Introduction of Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator

As a matter of fact, initially, VANET is introduced as a short-term network for satisfying the particular needs of dynamic vehicles like emergency message transmission. Though it satisfied the basic needs of vehicles, it has a complex and inflexible framework. So, it is a problematic job in direct real-time VANET testbeds (physical). 

VANET simulator are designed to replicate the real scenarios in virtualized format. This helps the developers to detect and rectify the lags of network performance prior to direct deployment. So, different payable and non-payable simulators are developed to simulate several VANET scenarios. 

A general Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator mainly focuses on requirements of vehicular communication which involves traffic creation, control, and routing. In some cases, it also looks into other related problems such as propagation design, node mobility, etc. Basically, the VANET simulator is divided into 3 main classifications: 

  • Network Simulator
    • Able to simulate the interaction among vehicles and RSUs in a vehicular environment 
    • Used to construct run-time changing network structure due to random movements of nodes
    • Enable to reconstruct the protocols consistent to VANET frameworks
  • Application Simulator
    • In recent times, several applications are developed to ease network traffic issues. 
    • Majorly, it is classified into 3 aspects. And they are: security, vehicle rerouting, and information broadcasting applications
  • Traffic Simulator
    • Used to design precise urban mobility models and analyze realistic traffic issues

Next, we can see the functional needs of the VANET environment. Presently, numerous simulators are available for developing VANET applications. So, we are sensible in choosing the best VANET simulator for your project. In order to yield expected results, we concern about the following points before handpicking the appropriate tool.

What are the requirements of VANETs simulator?

  • Offer real-world data communication in VANET scenarios
  • Capability to reproduce the vehicle trajectories in virtualization
  • Ability to satisfy the needs of enhanced communication and traffic signal
  • Influence the network infrastructure entities in a network traffic
  • Generate the topology and vehicular data in each simulation at 100ms time duration
  • Able to simulate and analyze the different directional movements

What do we provide?

Certainly, the design of network scenarios is classified into customized and standard scenarios. The customized scenarios are created depends on the requirement of the clients. Similarly, the standard scenarios are created depend on the configuration parameters of the simulation.

‘Compare to standard scenarios, the customized scenarios uprising the promises of developing different VANET scenarios for urban and highway use cases’

For instance: when we working on customized scenarios, we focus on different performance lifting parameters such as speed, environment (urban/rural), and brake distance with neighboring cars

Simulation Tools for VANET

In real-environs, the physical construction of real vehicles and traffic settings is a very difficult process to work down. To overcome these problems, integrated simulations are launched for creating VANET infrastructure with realistic conditions. This includes the following three software packages, 

  • NS3 (for establishing communication)
  • VISSIM (for designing traffic)
  • MATLAB Simulation(for creating traffic control applications) 

The above specified integrated simulators are used to conveniently share the information. Also, it enables you to visualize the performance of the traffic control mechanisms by means of communication protocols and desired effects. For the traffic-related VANET subjects, NS-3 with SUMO is one of the best tools for customized simulation. For more clarity, we have explained how the simulation process takes place in the NS-3 with SUMO.

Simulation Procedure for SUMO with NS3

  • Tier-1
    • Building Data
      • At first, collect the raw traffic information from Open Street Map (OSM)
      • Then, pass the collected information into the OSM filter for constructing geometry
    • Generation of Mobility Trace Files
      • Next, generate the trace file from raw traffic information through SUMO
    • Radio Propagation Model
      • After that, Pass the designed geometry and mobility traces as input to the GEMV2 and perform offline processes like routing, traffic control, etc.
  • Tier-2
    • Network Simulator
      • At last, send outgoing packet as result on using matrix propagation and IEEE 802.11p MAC

In addition, our developers have given you two different VANET scenarios for simulation with their current evolving real-time applications. Similarly, our experts have come across countless VANET projects at different scenarios and configurations. So, we support you in any kind of application development regardless of complexity level.  

VANET Scenario Simulation

  • Greater Frequency and Lower Delay (DSRC, 4G, 5G, etc.)
    • Vehicle Near Field Payment
    • In-Vehicle Signage
    • Speed Limit Violation Cautioning
    • Road Traffic Alertness
    • Green Light Balanced Speed Recommendation
  • Greater Frequency and Lower Delay (5G, DSRC, LTE-V, etc.)
    • Alertness of Intersection and Forward Collision
    • Pedestrian Collision Signaling
    • Abnormal Vehicle and Risky Locality Advisory
    • Traffic Light Violation Warning
    • Left Turn Assistance for Vehicle
    • Warning of Vehicle Control Loss
    • Emergency Brake Advice for Vehicle

So far, we have discussed the current research areas and issues of Vehicular ad hoc network simulator. Now, we can see about the future directions of the VANET. Nowadays, the integrated technologies may found have fewer footprints in VANET but it has extended next-generation scope. So, we are currently practicing more in new technological developments. Below, we have shared the areas that we are currently working on for creating ground-breaking research contributions.

5 Reasons to choose us for Vehicular ad hoc network simulator
VANET Integrated Technologies

For constructing the network of vehicles environment, 

  • Cellular-Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X)
    • 5G enabled C-V2X network is currently considered as the revolutionary future technologies of automobile industry.
    • Due to its novelty, it is still improving by all means such as safety assured driving scenarios, new driving experience, etc.
  • Internet of Vehicles (IoV)
    • If you are working on V2X applications, the deployed devices capture the raw data from following network entities,
      • RSU
      • OBU
      • Various sensors
    • Further, it supports different technologies to design, develop, test and simulate various vehicular security applications
  • Automatic Self-Driving System
    • The autonomous vehicles technology are presently combine its hands with 5G NR based C-V2X
    • The main aim of this technology is to accomplish  greater bandwidth, reliability and productivity with low latency
    • Characteristics – Intended sharing, Sensors sharing and 3 dimensional HD map updates
  • Advanced Driver Aid Systems (ADAS)
    • Established with an intention to improve entire driving experience
    • Ability to combine with other sensors such as GPS navigation and cameras

We hope that you have understood both current and future research directions of the VANET along with simulation tools. For the benefit of active scholars, we have additionally listed a few more original research notions of VANET. These notions are gathered after conducting multiple types of research on current research areas for vehicular ad hoc network simulator. In specific, we support emerging areas such as vehicular grids, intra-vehicular networks, inter-vehicular, vehicular mobile networks, vehicular cloud, etc.

Research Ideas on VANET
  • Node Mobility Prediction in Ad hoc and Deterministic Networks
  • Trust and Privacy Preserving Challenges in Internet of Vehicles
  • Human-to-Machine Communication in Vehicular Network
  • Autonomous Operations in Smart transportation
  • Design of V2X, V2I, V2V and V2C Infrastructures
  • Efficient Traffic Control in Intelligent Transport System
  • Enhancement of Vehicular Intelligence using AI and ML Techniques
  • Enhanced Safety Mechanism for Pedestrians and Vehicles in ITS
  • Ambient Intelligence in Ad-hoc Networks Communication
  • Node Mobility Prediction in Ad hoc and Deterministic Networks
  • Employment of Various Infrastructures and Protocols for Network of Vehicles
  • Big Data Security Issues in Networked Vehicles in IoV
  • Advance Vehicle / Driver Identity Authentication and Authorization

Further, if you need more information on Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulator or research areas then communicate with us. We are ready to support you in your required phase of research and development. 

Live Tasks
Technology Ph.D MS M.Tech
NS2 75 117 95
NS3 98 119 206
OMNET++ 103 95 87
OPNET 36 64 89
QULANET 30 76 60
MININET 71 62 74
MATLAB 96 185 180
LTESIM 38 32 16
CONTIKI OS 42 36 29
GNS3 35 89 14
NETSIM 35 11 21
EVE-NG 4 8 9
TRANS 9 5 4
PEERSIM 8 8 12
RTOOL 13 15 8
VNX and VNUML 8 7 8
WISTAR 9 9 8
CNET 6 8 4
ESCAPE 8 7 9
VIRL 9 9 8
SWAN 9 19 5
JAVASIM 40 68 69
SSFNET 7 9 8
TOSSIM 5 7 4
PSIM 7 8 6
ONESIM 5 10 5
DIVERT 4 9 8
TINY OS 19 27 17
TRANS 7 8 6
CONSELF 7 19 6
ARENA 5 12 9
VENSIM 8 10 7
NETKIT 6 8 7
GEOIP 9 17 8
REAL 7 5 5
NEST 5 10 9

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