Beacon Signal Strength Analysis for Efficient Indoor Positioning

효율적인 실내 위치 측위를 위한 비콘 신호세기 분석

Hwang, Hyun-seo;Park, Jin-tae;Yun, Jun-soo;Phyo, Gyung-soo;Moon, Il-young;Lee, Jong-sung

  • Received : 2015.09.20
  • Accepted : 2015.12.09
  • Published : 2015.12.30


Recent performed by recognizing a user's location, various services have been tailored focus on short-range wireless communication technology. A beacon in which is attracting attention as next-generation technology. Beacon is a terminal by utilizing the frequency of the non-audible area can not be bluetooth and human sending and receiving terminals and information, Apple recently iBeacon like a low-power Bluetooth (BLE; bluetooth low energy) based beacon showing a tendency to rise into the mainstream there. Services using a beacon is basically installs the terminal in a certain place indoor. It is characterized by providing the user the services to catch the user's position, even automatically take a separate action. Various types of location-based service provided by the target interior space began to attract attention. A variety of location-based services are provided in the interior space in order to be successfully deployed and provide guidance to the interior space, the movement route and the like are essentially required to build various types of information. In this paper, for efficient indoor positioning by varying the signal strength of the beacon in such areas were measured and analyzed.


Beacon;Bluetooth;Bluetooth low energy;Location-based services;Online to offline service


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