awiloc® –Handset-based Wireless LAN Positioning  Steffen Meyer, Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen IIS©Fraunh...
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHandset-based Wireless LAN PositioningAdvantages: Independent handset-based Po...
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHandset-based Wireless LAN PositioningMore Advantages: Cheap solution generati...
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHow it Works©Fraunhofer IIS
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyLocation Based Service with awiloc® Components©Fraunhofer IIS
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning Technologyawiloc® MobileLocator                                              Environment ...
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyAcquiring Reference Data©Fraunhofer IIS
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyProject flow for the generation of reference data and models measurement data:...
©Fraunhofer IISProfessional Reference Data in a City (Nuremberg, Germany)
Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyApplication Examples©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® ApplicationsMobileWalk – A Yellow Pages Application (2009)©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® ApplicationsMobileWalk – A Yellow Pages Application (2009) Find Points-of-Interests (POIs) at your location Find...
awiloc® ApplicationsMobile Fair Guide – Find your way through Frankfurt Fair (2008)©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® ApplicationsMobile Fair Guide – Find your way through Frankfurt Fair (2008) Find exhibitors and Points-of-Interes...
awiloc® ApplicationsMultimedia Museum Guide (2010) new standard in conveying information in terms of both content and  te...
awiloc® ApplicationsMultimedia Museum Guide (2010)©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® ApplicationsFusion of WLAN – GPS – GSM – INS robust positioning technology for use on  handheld devices          ...
How to Join©Fraunhofer IIS
Licenses for awiloc® Positioning TechnologyMobileLocator Positioning Engine LibraryLicenses are available Per device (buy...
Licenses for awiloc® Positioning TechnologyLicense Reference DataReference Data is available for selected cities through p...
awiloc® Testbeds and Open Partner Consortium©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® TestbedsBerlin, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg awilocTM testsbeds push the development of location  services in publi...
Testbed Nuremberg                  Area: 50 km²                  Inhabitants: 750,000                  Inhabitants in     ...
Examples of Buildings in Nuremberg Cinecitta Mercado Citypoint Main Station©Fraunhofer IIS
awiloc® TestbedsCommon Goals                    The testbeds offer an operative platform for the positioning in          ...
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  1. 1. awiloc® –Handset-based Wireless LAN Positioning Steffen Meyer, Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen IIS©Fraunhofer IIS
  2. 2. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHandset-based Wireless LAN PositioningAdvantages: Independent handset-based Positioning Uses existing Wi-Fi infrastructure Easy to deploy Positioning in Cities and Buildings Software-Solution for 802.11 devices Accuracy of 3-10 metersRequirements: Training Phase during deployment©Fraunhofer IIS
  3. 3. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHandset-based Wireless LAN PositioningMore Advantages: Cheap solution generating single-shot positions or continuous tracking Device-based approach: No communication costs, no privacy issues Ideal for LBS and industrial applications Available for many platforms and devices: Windows CE / Windows Mobile, Linux, Android, iPhone. More platforms to come. Compact library for PDAs, Smart Phones, Netbooks, embedded devices Easy to integrate into costumer applications©Fraunhofer IIS
  4. 4. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyHow it Works©Fraunhofer IIS
  5. 5. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyLocation Based Service with awiloc® Components©Fraunhofer IIS
  6. 6. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning Technologyawiloc® MobileLocator Environment Model Configuration Reference data parameters Measuring Application e.g. Wi-Fi and Position Post- Position on Device Preprocessing Calculation processing Map Raw Signals Raw Positions Positions©Fraunhofer IIS
  7. 7. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyAcquiring Reference Data©Fraunhofer IIS
  8. 8. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyProject flow for the generation of reference data and models measurement data: signal strength patterns of the existing wireless LAN infrastructure reference data: filtered and processed signal strength patterns for positioning©Fraunhofer IIS
  9. 9. ©Fraunhofer IISProfessional Reference Data in a City (Nuremberg, Germany)
  10. 10. Fraunhofer‘s awiloc® Positioning TechnologyApplication Examples©Fraunhofer IIS
  11. 11. awiloc® ApplicationsMobileWalk – A Yellow Pages Application (2009)©Fraunhofer IIS
  12. 12. awiloc® ApplicationsMobileWalk – A Yellow Pages Application (2009) Find Points-of-Interests (POIs) at your location Find shops that are currently open Track your way – and find back to your car Purely handset-based application: once downloaded, no costly GSM/UMTS connection is needed. Available for selected cities©Fraunhofer IIS
  13. 13. awiloc® ApplicationsMobile Fair Guide – Find your way through Frankfurt Fair (2008)©Fraunhofer IIS
  14. 14. awiloc® ApplicationsMobile Fair Guide – Find your way through Frankfurt Fair (2008) Find exhibitors and Points-of-Interests at your current location Find events and / or get reminded Complete list of exhibitors and exhibitor information Purely handset-based application: once downloaded, no costly GSM/UMTS connection is needed. Available for download at Messe Frankfurt©Fraunhofer IIS
  15. 15. awiloc® ApplicationsMultimedia Museum Guide (2010) new standard in conveying information in terms of both content and technology detailed background information based on the current location of the user mobile device calculates continuously the visitor position consistently good locating results in small rooms as well as large open spaces poses pilot project carried out in close collaboration between the Museum of Industrial Culture, art2guide and Fraunhofer IIS©Fraunhofer IIS
  16. 16. awiloc® ApplicationsMultimedia Museum Guide (2010)©Fraunhofer IIS
  17. 17. awiloc® ApplicationsFusion of WLAN – GPS – GSM – INS robust positioning technology for use on handheld devices position + WirelessLAN pedestrian flows monitored using a localisation variance combination of wireless LAN positioning, satellite positioning (GPS) and positioning in wireless communication position + GPS Quality variance networks (GSM fingerprinting) depending Advanced fusion of position + minimizes the risk being rendered single variance GSM position + inoperative if one positioning method positions localisation variance fails or is compromised. Mems / INS position + variance©Fraunhofer IIS
  18. 18. How to Join©Fraunhofer IIS
  19. 19. Licenses for awiloc® Positioning TechnologyMobileLocator Positioning Engine LibraryLicenses are available Per device (buy once, use & run infinitely) For pre-defined areas (site license, unlimited number of installations) Per time / use (e.g. rental of devices) Special conditions for applications distributed for free (download licenses) availableLicense models can be adapted to special usage scenarios.©Fraunhofer IIS
  20. 20. Licenses for awiloc® Positioning TechnologyLicense Reference DataReference Data is available for selected cities through partners Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg List to be expandedEnvironment models and reference data is generated in projects on requests.We license existing data and integrate new cities and buildings on your account.©Fraunhofer IIS
  21. 21. awiloc® Testbeds and Open Partner Consortium©Fraunhofer IIS
  22. 22. awiloc® TestbedsBerlin, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg awilocTM testsbeds push the development of location services in public areas (technology, services, applications) The testbeds allow to test the operation under real conditions with all related aspects including deployment, accuracy, service concepts and user acceptance. The testbeds are platforms for real-world applications and are also used for evaluation and enhancement of all related technologies and workflows. Cooperation with online communities give application partners user feedback.©Fraunhofer IIS
  23. 23. Testbed Nuremberg Area: 50 km² Inhabitants: 750,000 Inhabitants in Test area: 450,000 Visitors: 1 million per year©Fraunhofer IIS
  24. 24. Examples of Buildings in Nuremberg Cinecitta Mercado Citypoint Main Station©Fraunhofer IIS
  25. 25. awiloc® TestbedsCommon Goals  The testbeds offer an operative platform for the positioning in buildings and inner cities. Enhancements to the city-wide locating technology can be realized in a real-world scenario.  Definition and exchange of APIs and data formats between partners speeds up development.  User acceptance and business cases can be evaluated in a real-world scenario.©Fraunhofer IIS
  26. 26. Contact Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS Communication Networks Department www.awiloc.de Steffen Meyer Head of Cooperative Systems & Positioning Group Communication Networks Department Tel.: + (0) 911 / 58061-9450 49 awiloc-info@iis.fraunhofer.de©Fraunhofer IIS

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