Delivering real-world ubiquitous location systems

G. Borriello, A. LaMarca, M. Chalmers, P. Nixon

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Abstract

A large number of research and commercial location systems havebeen developed over the past twodecades [7]. In general, these systems have one of two goals: providing highly accurate location estimates, on the order of centimeters, within a small area, or provid-ing lower accuracy over a widecoverage area [8]. Systems with afocus on accuracy typically requireboth extensive infrastructure andrelatively expensive sensors. AT&TCambridge's Active Bats [1] system, for example,employs active ultrasonic badges and requires theinstallation of ceiling-mounted ultrasound receiversevery square meter.
LanguageEnglish
Pages36-41
Number of pages5
JournalCommunications - ACM
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2005

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Keywords

  • ubiquitious computing
  • mobile devices
  • hand-held computing
  • useability

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Borriello, G., LaMarca, A., Chalmers, M., & Nixon, P. (2005). Delivering real-world ubiquitous location systems. Communications - ACM, 48(3), 36-41. https://doi.org/10.1145/1047671.1047701
Borriello, G. ; LaMarca, A. ; Chalmers, M. ; Nixon, P. / Delivering real-world ubiquitous location systems. In: Communications - ACM. 2005 ; Vol. 48, No. 3. pp. 36-41.
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Borriello, G, LaMarca, A, Chalmers, M & Nixon, P 2005, 'Delivering real-world ubiquitous location systems' Communications - ACM, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 36-41. https://doi.org/10.1145/1047671.1047701

Delivering real-world ubiquitous location systems. / Borriello, G.; LaMarca, A.; Chalmers, M.; Nixon, P.

In: Communications - ACM, Vol. 48, No. 3, 31.03.2005, p. 36-41.

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