Indoor location is one of the two most important contexts (time and location), becoming a key entry for mobile Internet. This book envisions potential indoor location applications, overviews the related state of the art technologies, and presents original patented techniques and open source prototype systems. The tutorial and sample code are provided as a good reference and starting point for readers who are interested in the technique detail.
Introduction. Mobile Systems. Embedded Hardware. Smartphone. Cloud Server. Location-based Services. SmartLife Applications. Overview of Location Sensing Techniques. Angle based approach. Radio Fingerprinting based approach. Ranging based approaches. RSS ranging. TOA ranging. Relative location sensing via displacement. Sensor Fusion approaches. Mobile Sensing via Smartphone. Overview of Sensing via Smartphone. Embedded Sensors in Smartphone. Radio signal modules. Computation and Processing. Programming the Sensors of Smartphone. Beginning of iOS Programming. How to get location information. Inertial Sensor Programming. Audio and Camera sensing and processing. A step to step guide of developing a location based App. Tutorial of iOS Programming. Design a UI for map view. Displaying user’s location on map. Fetch location point of interest from Google Place API.