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Technologies for Positioning in Indoor Areas

Krishnamurthy, Prashant (2015) Technologies for Positioning in Indoor Areas. In: Indoor Wayfinding and Navigation. CRC Press, 35 - 51. ISBN UNSPECIFIED

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Unlike outdoor areas where the global positioning system dominates as the positioning technology of choice for navigation, indoor areas do not have a preferred positioning technology choice for navigation. In this chapter, we review some indoor positioning technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, RFID (radio-frequency identification), dead reckoning, and acoustic technologies for positioning in indoor areas. We describe these technologies and discuss their suitability for indoor navigation.


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Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Krishnamurthy, Prashantprashk@pitt.eduPRASHK
Date: 2015
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: CRC Press
Page Range: 35 - 51
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Telecommunications
Refereed: No
Title of Book: Indoor Wayfinding and Navigation
EditorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Karimi, Hassan Ahkarimi@pitt.eduHKARIMI0000-0001-5331-5004
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 14:38
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 19:09


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