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L. Ruan, L. Zhang, F. Cheng, Y. Long
2018 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The triangulation method was selected to study the global optimal placement of BLE beacon for localization based on indoor map.  ...  According to the characteristics of indoor environment structure and user distribution, we built an optimization model of BLE beacon placement method based on genetic algorithm which can generate the number  ...  that the indoor positioning system has higher positioning accuracy, which enables the node positioning of the indoor positioning system to be more effective.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-4-529-2018 fatcat:jkeuh4jisff5zltrshjpvbsjou

OPTILOD: Optimal Beacon Placement for High-Accuracy Indoor Localization of Drones [article]

Alireza Famili, Angelos Stavrou, Haining Wang, Jung-Min Park
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This paper proposes OPTILOD (Optimal Beacon Placement for High-Accuracy Indoor Localization of Drones), an optimization algorithm for the optimal placement of beacons deployed in three-dimensional indoor  ...  While using the Global Positioning System (GPS) is an obvious choice, GPS is not always available, can be spoofed or jammed, and is highly error-prone for indoor and underground environments.  ...  Problem Definition We are proposing an optimal beacon placement for drone localization in indoor environments.  ... 
arXiv:2201.10691v1 fatcat:5ypjr7vgmnhjjfl34evrx734ty

Real Time Indoor Navigation System For Visually Impaired

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
The application developed with the system gives audio guidance to the user for navigation.  ...  The work proposed in this paper is focusing on the need of visually challenged people while navigating in indoor environment. The approach proposed here implements the system using Beacon.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Authors are thankful for Department of Science and Technology , Government of India for the funding and support.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.f7995.088619 fatcat:zxpfyzganbhyffqplbixtdbage

WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons for Indoor Positioning System

Nurul Fatehah Zulkpli, Nor Azlina Ab. Aziz, Noor Ziela Abd Rahman, Rosli Besar
2019 Journal of Engineering Technology and Applied Physics  
Indoor Positioning System (IPS) is used to locate a person, an object or a location inside a building. IPS is important in providing location-based services, which hasrecently gainmuchpopularity.  ...  Location-based services depend on the capability of IPS to accurately determine the location of the user, which is a challenging issue in indoor environments.  ...  There are several placement standards of Bluetooth beacon for IPS, where in between of the beacon and end station, no obstacles ought to exist and density of beacon should be increased.  ... 
doi:10.33093//jetap.2019.1.2.1 fatcat:2bjaijx6mvcqpjhoyzce4kfpoa

IBeaconMap: Automated Indoor Space Representation for Beacon-Based Wayfinding [article]

Seyed Ali Cheraghi, Vinod Namboodiri, Kaushik Sinha
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Evaluations show IBeaconMap to be both fast and reasonably accurate, potentially proving to be an essential tool to be utilized before mass deployments of beacon-based indoor wayfinding systems of the  ...  A major challenge in deploying such beacon-based navigation systems is the need to employ a time and labor-expensive beacon planning process to identify potential beacon placement locations and arrive  ...  the necessary information from an indoor space for subsequent beacon placement and path computations for navigation.  ... 
arXiv:1802.05735v1 fatcat:dorgqqbsnzcqjme4c6mguvblcm

A Radio-Inertial Localization and Tracking System with BLE Beacons Prior Maps

Maani Ghaffari Jadidi, Mitesh Patel, Jaime Valls Miro, Gamini Dissanayake, Jacob Biehl, Andreas Girgensohn
2018 2018 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN)  
beacons by feeding back the optimized map to the Front-end.  ...  Also, we formulate the problem as an optimization problem that serves as the Back-end of the algorithm mentioned above (Front-end).  ...  In addition, the system becomes robust to the error in the map of beacons by feeding back the optimized map to the Front-end.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipin.2018.8533827 dblp:conf/ipin/JadidiPMDBG18 fatcat:mhkwfbq3yjghzg5xwl6vcuejdq

Beacon Placement for Indoor Localization using Bluetooth

Sudarshan S. Chawathe
2008 2008 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems  
In such a deployment, an important design task is the placement of beacons.  ...  We describe a method for determining the location of a mobile device, such as a handheld computer or mobile phone, in an indoor environment using Bluetooth beacons.  ...  Rather, it affects only the granularity of localization, resulting in the possibility that some of the regions to which the traveler is localized may be larger than those possible with an optimal placement  ... 
doi:10.1109/itsc.2008.4732690 dblp:conf/itsc/Chawathe08 fatcat:mfncyf6ggff6xaf3zmg5f4db64

Optimized CNNs to Indoor Localization through BLE Sensors Using Improved PSO

Danshi Sun, Erhu Wei, Zhuoxi Ma, Chenxi Wu, Shiyi Xu
2021 Sensors  
In this paper, our objective is to explore an alternative method for monitoring a moving user's indoor position using BLE sensors in complex indoor building environments.  ...  For clinical applications such as workflow analysis, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons have been employed to map the positions of individuals in indoor environments.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China and National Key Research and Development Program of China for funding the publication of this project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21061995 pmid:33808972 fatcat:jwkytqlrsjdrdou6nw2fq6tw2q

A Research on the Indoor Rotating Arc Triangle Positioning Algorithm Based on RSSI (October 2020)

Wei Wang, Qingshan Zhu, Maozhen Li, Zhaoba Wang, Xiaoqian Zhao, Yanfang Yang
2020 IEEE Access  
If the end condition is met, the algorithm ends, and the global optimal position is the global optimal solution.  ...  Reasonable placement of beacon nodes can effectively improve positioning accuracy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3038915 fatcat:tftpo3xvbbdoxhsvo2x5t35bom

An Ensemble Filter for Indoor Positioning in a Retail Store Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons

Vasilis Stavrou, Cleopatra Bardaki, Dimitris Papakyriakopoulos, Katerina Pramatari
2019 Sensors  
This paper has developed and deployed a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon-based indoor positioning system in a two-floor retail store.  ...  The ultimate purpose of this study was to compare the different indoor positioning techniques towards achieving efficient position determination of moving customers in the retail store.  ...  Indoor Positioning Techniques Various techniques have been developed to determine the geometrical placement or position of an object in an indoor environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19204550 fatcat:6wkyek6wsrhgborokt67f65rti

The Performance Analysis of Smartphone-Based Pedestrian Dead Reckoning and Wireless Locating Technology for Indoor Navigation Application

Jhen-Kai Liao, Kai-Wei Chiang, Zhi-Ming Zhou
2016 Inventions  
Moreover, a BLE beacon can be initialized from any user position in an indoor environment.  ...  The RF-based localization systems commonly used for indoor positioning include Wi-Fi, RFID and Bluetooth.  ...  Red values indicate an error larger than 3 m. To capitalize on the optimal transmit power for indoor positioning applications, in this study the transmission power was adjusted to 10 and 20 m.  ... 
doi:10.3390/inventions1040025 fatcat:qkyd2qgsefdj5osh2vuogvmtci

Practical Human Sensing in the Light

Tianxing Li, Qiang Liu, Xia Zhou
2017 GetMobile Mobile Computing and Communications  
We present StarLight, an infrastructure-based sensing system that reuses light emitted from ceiling LED panels to reconstruct finegrained user skeleton postures continuously in real time.  ...  StarLight enables a new unobtrusive sensing paradigm to augment today's mobile sensing for continuous and accurate behavioral monitoring.  ...  We also thank Zhao Tian, Chuankai An, Weichen Wang and Linfeng Wang for their support on our study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3081016.3081027 fatcat:5cdzvlpnbnffxiaxvbynhcaqj4

Beacons and BIM Models for Indoor Guidance and Location

Joao Ferreira, Ricardo Resende, Stuart Martinho
2018 Sensors  
for Android OS (Operating System) which captures the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) signal coming from the beacon(s) and shows, through a map, the location of the user's smartphone and guide him to the desired  ...  This system is based on an App (Find Me!)  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank ISCTE-IUL's Facility Management for providing the buildings' BIM model. Conflicts of Interest: There are no conflicts of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18124374 fatcat:vpg6c4dgojbr5cfqtyrg6untza

The Range Beacon Placement Problem for Robot Navigation

River Allen, Neil MacMillan, Dimitri Marinakis, Rahnuma Islam Nishat, Rayhan Rahman, Sue Whitesides
2014 2014 Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision  
Sonar range-based beacons are reasonable candidates for low cost position estimate sensors.  ...  Where GPS is not available, beacons that provide position estimates to a robot must be placed effectively in order to maximize a robots navigation accuracy and robustness.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Sean Chester and Laurie Heyer for stimulating discussions and Mantis Cheng for technical assistance and lab space.  ... 
doi:10.1109/crv.2014.28 dblp:conf/crv/AllenMMNRW14 fatcat:pu2ce6tz6fdj3i46abogzkm2gm

Cloud-Based Indoor Positioning Service for Indoor Navigation System

David William
2020 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
This paper proposes cloud-based indoor positioning service, that can be implemented for indoor navigation system.  ...  The service uses an android device to pick up the Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) and send it to the server to transform it from (X, Y) points obtained by fingerprinting techniques into a global  ...  This paper will propose a cloud-based indoor positioning service that can be implemented for indoor navigation system, along with a working prototype of an application for indoor positioning system.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2020/133922020 fatcat:qiec2tfqoncnnpgakotvp6nioa
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