Barcode based localization system in indoor environment

Ľubica Ilkovičová, Ján Erdélyi, Alojz Kopáčik

Abstract


Nowadays, in the era of intelligent buildings, there is a need to create indoornavigation systems, what is steadily a challenge. QR (Quick Response) codesprovide accurate localization also in indoor environment, where other navigationtechniques (e.g. GPS) are not available. The paper deals with the issues of posi-tioning using QR codes, solved at the Department of Surveying, Faculty of CivilEngineering SUT in Bratislava. Operating principle of QR codes, description ofthe application for positioning in indoor environment based on OS Android forsmartphones are described.

Keywords


indoor positioning, QR Codes, OS Android, smartphones

References


http://www.qrcode.com/en/, cited: 27.1.2014

GRANT, A. 2012. Beginning Android 4, New York: Apress Media, 2012. 604 p. ISBN 978-1-4302-3984-0.

https://github.com/zxing/zxing, cited: 28.1.2014


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