Indoor navigation: wiki Technical terms explained

Indoor navigation using Bluetooth, BLE and beacons

Bluetooth beacons can be used to set up an indoor navigation system. Learn more about the possibilities.

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What are beacons and what can they do?

Using beacons for indoor navigation - find out about accuracy, range and price of beacons.

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NFC (Near Field Communication)

NFC can be used for cashless payment and access systems - find out more about the possibilities.

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Trilateration and triangulation

Find out about how triangulation and trilateration can be used for indoor positioning.

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VLC / Visible Light Communication

VLC - visible light communication - can be used to set up an indoor positioning system including indoor navigation.

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Smartphone sensor fusion and indoor positioning

Smartphone sensors can be used for indoor positioning - find out how it works and which smartphone sensors are suitable for indoor navigation.

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Indoor GPS - alternatives to GPS

Indoor GPS - find out more about alternatives to GPS inside buildings - for example Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and VLC.

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Client and server-based indoor positioning

Client-based and server-based positioning - we explain methods of indoor positioning.

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Indoor navigation using Wi-Fi – pros & cons

Which pros and cons does indoor navigation using Wi-Fi have? Learn more about the most important facts.

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Indoor localization with RFID (radio-frequency identification)

What is the RFDI technology and how can it be used for indoor positioning?

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Indoor Positioning with Ultra-wideband

What is Ultra-wideband and how can it be used for Indoor Positioning?

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