Semantically enriched spatial modelling of industrial indoor environments enabling location-based services

  • Arne Wendt
  • Michael Brand
  • Thorsten Schüppstuhl
Conference paper


This paper presents a concept for a software system called RAIL representing industrial indoor environments in a dynamic spatial model, aimed at easing development and provision of location-based services. RAIL integrates data from different sensor modalities and additional contextual information through a unified interface. Approaches to environmental modelling from other domains are reviewed and analyzed for their suitability regarding the requirements for our target domains; intralogistics and production. Subsequently a novel way of modelling data representing indoor space, and an architecture for the software system are proposed.


Location-based services indoor environmental modelling semantic spatial modelling intralogistics production 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arne Wendt
    • 1
  • Michael Brand
    • 1
  • Thorsten Schüppstuhl
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Aircraft Production TechnologyHamburg University of TechnologyHamburgDeutschland
  2. 2.Institut für Flugzeug-ProduktionstechnikTechnische Universität HamburgHamburgDeutschland

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