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Augmented Reality Based Indoor Positioning Navigation Tool

Chee Huey, Low and Sebastian , Patrick and Drieberg , Micheal (2011) Augmented Reality Based Indoor Positioning Navigation Tool. In: IEEE Conference on Open Systems (ICOS) 2011, 25-28 September 2011, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Indoor positioning gained popularity recently due to its potential to be used in the increasing complexity of indoor environment. Unfortunately GPS signals are restricted from indoor purposes. The main objective of this work is to design a new method to develop indoor positioning navigation system without using wireless technology through image processing. Apart from that, the work aims to develop an interactive indoor navigation system. Augmented reality is being used to superimpose the directional signage on the real view of the indoor environment in 3D form. Along with the 3D guides, voice guidance will be output from the system to assist users in identifying their locations easily. Overall scope of study mainly revolves the research on augmented reality, audio API, and other additional techniques that could improve the program in computing the route. The idea of this work could be broadly applied to mobile devices such as mobile hand phones and PDA as added indoor navigation functionality without using GPS and wireless communication. To date, the system has been tested at ground floor in Information Resource Centre (IRC) and the results show the flexibility of the system in navigating 12 locations and handling up to 30 possible routes

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:augmented reality; video; positioning
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
ID Code:6918
Deposited By: Patrick Sebastian
Deposited On:05 Dec 2011 03:01
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:22

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