Indoor Localization and Tracking using Wi-Fi Access Points

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
  
© 2017 by IJETT Journal
Volume-47 Number-5
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Dubal Omkar,Prof. S. S. Koul
  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V47P243

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Dubal Omkar,Prof. S. S. Koul "Indoor Localization and Tracking using Wi-Fi Access Points", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V47(5),263-269 May 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Abstract
Location finding by using wireless technology is one of the emerging and important technologies of wireless sensor networks. GPS can be utilized for outdoor areas only it cannot be used for tracking the user inside the building. The main motivation of this paper is to implement the system which can locate and track the user inside the building. Indoor locations include buildings like an airport, huge malls, supermarkets, universities and large infrastructures. The significant problem that this system solves is of tracking the user inside the building. The accurate indoor location can be found out by using the Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI). The additional hardware is not required for RSSI, and moreover, it is easy to understand. The RSS (Received Signal Strength) values are calculated with the help of WiFi Access points and the mobile device. The system should provide the exact location of the user and also track the user. This paper presents a system that helps in finding out the exact location and tracking of the mobile device in the indoor environment. It can also be used to navigate the user to a required destination using the navigation function.

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Keywords
Received Signal Strength, Global Positioning System, Indoor Localization, WiFi.