WiFiPos: An In/Out-Door Positioning Tool

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - December Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-6 Issue-2                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Juan Toloza , Nelson Acosta , Carlos Kornuta


Juan Toloza , Nelson Acosta , Carlos Kornuta"WiFiPos: An In/Out-Door Positioning Tool"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V6(2):117-123 December Issue 2013 .ISSN 2231-2803.www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract:- -Geographical location solutions have a wide diversity of applications, ranging from emergency services to access to tourist and entertainment services. GPS (Global Positioning System) is the most widely used system for outdoor areas. Since it requires a direct line of sight with the satellites, it cannot be used indoors. For indoor positioning, the most commonly used technology to calculate the position of mobile devices is Wi-Fi. In this article, we present a positioning tool called WiFiPos based on Wi-Fi signal processing. This tool uses different variations of the Fingerprint technique to analyze the performance and accuracy of the system both indoors and outdoors.


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Keywords:-Indoor positioning, Outdoor positioning, RSSI, Fingerprint, GPS.