Staff Outdoor Positioning in Large Area Campus using GPS Enabled Phone, Google Map and Mobile Network

Abstract

This paper explores the feasibility of using GPS enabled phones to locate staff in a large campus area on a customized campus map.This system provides an alternative approach to locate staff compared to a static directory. GPS footprinting enables the system to determine which campus building that the staff is in. The map can be viewed on Internet connected browser via personal computer or mobile device.

Authors: Daniel LeowVee Leon, Alan Lau, Terence Le Grange, Lyon Laxman, Dharmidran Anantharsekaran

Published: ICS 2011, Malaysia

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