Sensor data fusion for an indoor and outdoor localization

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https://doi.org/10.3103/S0735272714040013

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indoor localization, data fusion, UWB, GNSS, RF localization sensor network

Abstract

Geolocation systems are constantly evolving to enhance the integrity, accuracy and availability. Today, the applications are emerging and multiplying which are parts of an overall context of mobility. In outdoor environments, GNSS systems used, such as GPS and Galileo, provide a good accuracy, but in the indoor environments, GNSS signal is deteriorated due to the signal degradation by different obstacles. Many techniques are used to locate users in the indoor environments such as Infrared, Ultrasound or Radiofrequency techniques. The use of these techniques facilitates the exchange and dissemination of information. This paper presents a new design of Indoor-Outdoor positioning system based on the combination of data from UWB and GPS sources.

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Published

2014-04-17

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Research Articles