Indoor Navigation on Google Maps and Indoor Localization Using RSS Fingerprinting

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Volume-11 Number-4                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Sagar V. Ramani , Yagnik N. Tank


Sagar V. Ramani , Yagnik N. Tank. "Indoor Navigation on Google Maps and Indoor Localization Using RSS Fingerprinting", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V11(4),171-173 May 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


Contrasting to advances in street/outdoor navigation, wall mounted maps and signs continue to be the primary reference indoor navigation in hospitals, malls, museums, etc. The proliferation of mobile devices and the growing demand for location aware systems that filter information based on currently device location have led to an increase in research and product development in this field. An attempt has been made to provide solution for indoor navigation on Google maps and to provide location of a user in a building using Wi-Fi signal strength on android Smartphone.


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RSS Fingerprinting, Indoor Navigation