An Analysis of Wi-Fi Based Indoor Positioning Accuracy

Gints Jekabsons 1 , Vadim Kairish 1 , and Vadim Zuravlyov 1
  • 1 Riga Technical Universi

An Analysis of Wi-Fi Based Indoor Positioning Accuracy

The increasing demand for location based services inside buildings has made indoor positioning a significant research topic. This study deals with indoor positioning using the Wireless Ethernet IEEE 802.11 (Wireless Fidelity, Wi-Fi) standard that has a distinct advantage of low cost over other indoor wireless technologies. The aim of this study is to examine several aspects of location fingerprinting based indoor positioning that affect positioning accuracy. Overall, the positioning accuracy achieved in the performed experiments is 2.0 to 2.5 meters.

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