Implementation of the Passenger Positioning Systems using Beacon

Beacon을 활용한 선박 탑승자 위치확인 시스템의 구현

  • Received : 2015.11.18
  • Accepted : 2015.12.24
  • Published : 2016.01.31


In this paper, we propose a system that tracks the position of the passengers and sailors using a Bluetooth-based Beacon in the ship. The position of the tracking passengers, sometimes fatal emergencies of the rescue team, such as the sinking of the ship is utilized in order to efficiently and quickly rescue the passengers, and the collected data can be utilized additionally by grasping the flow of human traffic patterns. The system proposed in this paper, install MAC data acquisition called AP (Access Point) for each cabin, and in the installed AP retrieves Tag of the information provided to the passenger and collected. A Tag has only its own MAC Address to the privacy, no user information is not collected. All data communication by sending and receiving MAC Address was only to ensure anonymity.


Bluetooth;Tracking Position;Ship Accident;Beacon;Proximity-Based


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