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BlueDetect: An iBeacon-Enabled Scheme for Accurate and Energy-Efficient Indoor-Outdoor Detection and Seamless Location-Based Service

Han Zou, Hao Jiang, Yiwen Luo, Jianjie Zhu, Xiaoxuan Lu, Lihua Xie
2016 Sensors  
We propose BlueDetect: an accurate, fast response and energy-efficient scheme for IO detection and seamless LBS running on the mobile device based on the emerging low-power iBeacon technology.  ...  The location and contextual status (indoor or outdoor) is fundamental and critical information for upper-layer applications, such as activity recognition and location-based services (LBS) for individuals  ...  Furthermore, an accurate and effective IO detection scheme could enable a seamless transition between outdoor and indoor LBSs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s16020268 pmid:26907295 pmcid:PMC4801644 fatcat:oueupneqk5hhphtspmrf2nf5sy

Wayfinding Serendipity: The BKFNDr Mobile App

Valeda Dent, Kiichi Takeuchi, Ben Turner, Heather Ball, Caroline Fuchs, Ann Jusino, Shilpa Karnik
2018 Code4Lib Journal  
Librarians and staff at St. John's University Libraries created BKFNDr, a beacon-enabled mobile wayfinding app designed to help students locate print materials on the shelves at two campus libraries.  ...  Concept development, technical development, evaluation and UX implications, and financial considerations are presented.  ...  BlueDetect: An iBeacon-Enabled Scheme for Accurate and Energy-Efficient Indoor-Outdoor Detection and Seamless Location-Based Service. Sensors 16:268. doi:10.3390/s16020268.  ... 
doaj:5ee90a199d3f4ab692016644a9a11e31 fatcat:5iyg3yhrpzfelaezytg7555tum