This paper presents the implementation of a novel seamless indoor/outdoor positioning service for mobile users.The service is being made available in the Streamspin system(www.streamspin.com), an open platform for the creation and delivery of location-based services. Streamspin seeks to enable the delivery of truly ubiquitous location-based services by integrating GPS and Wi-Fi location fingerprinting. The paper puts focus on key aspects of the seamless handover between outdoor to indoor positioning. Several different handover solutions are presented,and their applicability is evaluated with respect to positioning accuracy and battery consumption of the mobile device.
Proceedings of the 2009 Tenth International Conference on Mobile Data Management: Systems, Services and Middleware, 2009, p. 267-272
International Conference on Mobile Data Management: Systems, Services and Middleware, 2009