The iNAV Indoor Navigation System

  • Frank Kargl
  • Sascha Geßler
  • Florian Flerlage
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4836)


COMPASS is a location framework where location sources are realized as plugins that contribute probability density functions to the overall localization result. In addition, COMPASS uses a decentralized location-based service discovery based on Peer-2-Peer distributed hashtables to retrieve semantical data on the determined position. In order to demonstrate the usefulness of COMPASS as a localization middleware, we have developed iNAV, an indoor navigation system that makes extensive use of the previously described mechanisms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Kargl
    • 1
  • Sascha Geßler
    • 1
  • Florian Flerlage
    • 1
  1. 1.Ulm University, Institute of Media Informatics 

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