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Navigation studies based on the ubiquitous positioning technologies
Author(s): Lei Ye; Weijie Mi; Defeng Wang
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Paper Abstract

This paper summarized the nowadays positioning technologies, such as absolute positioning methods and relative positioning methods, indoor positioning and outdoor positioning, active positioning and passive positioning. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies were introduced as the omnipresent out-door positioning technologies, including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BD-1/2. After analysis of the shortcomings of GNSS, indoor positioning technologies were discussed and compared, including A-GPS, Cellular network, Infrared, Electromagnetism, Computer Vision Cognition, Embedded Pressure Sensor, Ultrasonic, RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification), Bluetooth, WLAN etc.. Then the concept and characteristics of Ubiquitous Positioning was proposed. After the ubiquitous positioning technologies contrast and selection followed by system engineering methodology, a navigation system model based on Incorporate Indoor-Outdoor Positioning Solution was proposed. And this model was simulated in the Galileo Demonstration for World Expo Shanghai project. In the conclusion, the prospects of ubiquitous positioning based navigation were shown, especially to satisfy the public location information acquiring requirement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6795, Second International Conference on Space Information Technology, 679545 (10 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.774552
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Lei Ye, Shanghai GALILEO Industries Ltd. (China)
Weijie Mi, Shanghai GALILEO Industries Ltd. (China)
Defeng Wang, Shanghai GALILEO Industries Ltd. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6795:
Second International Conference on Space Information Technology

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