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wayGoo: a platform for geolocating and managing indoor and outdoor spaces
Author(s): Stelios C. A. Thomopoulos; Christina Karafylli; Maria Karafylli; Dionysis Motos; Vassilis Lampropoulos; Kostantinos Dimitros; Christos Margonis
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Paper Abstract

wayGoo2 is a platform for Geolocating and Managing indoor and outdoor spaces and content with multidimensional indoor and outdoor Navigation and Guidance. Its main components are a Geographic Information System, a back-end server, front-end applications and a web-based Content Management System (CMS). It constitutes a fully integrated 2D/3D space and content management system that creates a repository that consists of a database, content components and administrative data. wayGoo can connect to any third party database and event management data-source. The platform is secure as the data is only available through a Restful web service using https security protocol in conjunction with an API key used for authentication. To enhance users experience, wayGoo makes the content available by extracting components out of the repository and constructing targeted applications. The wayGoo platform supports geo-referencing of indoor and outdoor information and use of metadata. It also allows the use of existing information such as maps and databases. The platform enables planning through integration of content that is connected either spatially, temporally or contextually, and provides immediate access to all spatial data through interfaces and interactive 2D and 3D representations. wayGoo constitutes a mean to document and preserve assets through computerized techniques and provides a system that enhances the protection of your space, people and guests when combined with wayGoo notification and alert system. It constitutes a strong marketing tool providing staff and visitors with an immersive tool for navigation in indoor spaces and allowing users to organize their agenda and to discover events through wayGoo event scheduler and recommendation system. Furthermore, the wayGoo platform can be used in Security applications and event management, e.g. CBRNE incidents, man-made and natural disasters, etc., to document and geolocate information and sensor data (off line and real time) on one end, and offer navigation capabilities in indoor and outdoor spaces. Furthermore, the wayGoo platform can be used for the creation of immersive environments and experiences in conjunction with VR/AR (Virtual and Augmented Reality) technologies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2016
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 9842, Signal Processing, Sensor/Information Fusion, and Target Recognition XXV, 984218 (17 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2223399
Show Author Affiliations
Stelios C. A. Thomopoulos, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Christina Karafylli, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Maria Karafylli, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Dionysis Motos, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Vassilis Lampropoulos, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Kostantinos Dimitros, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)
Christos Margonis, National Ctr. for Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9842:
Signal Processing, Sensor/Information Fusion, and Target Recognition XXV
Ivan Kadar, Editor(s)

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