The Simulation of the Indoor Positioning by Panoramic Camera and Point Cloud Scanner

  • Jiun-Jian LiawEmail author
  • Kun-Leng Chen
  • Tzu-Cheng Huang
  • Yu-Huei Cheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 513)


Positioning system is more and more important but it is not easy to have indoor positioning without wireless signal. In this paper, we proposed a positioning method with digital panorama image and point cloud system. The point cloud system is used to scan the indoor environment, and filter out the feature objects with the coordinates. The panoramic camera is used to shoot the panoramic image and to find the location of feature objects in the environment. The proposed method calculates the position with the image which taken from panoramic camera and the coordinates from the point cloud system. According to the experimental results, the error in the simulation indoor space is less than 30 mm.


Indoor positioning Panoramic image Point cloud system Raspberry Pi Fish-eye lens 



This study is partial supported by “MOST 105-2221-E-324-008-MY2”, Taiwan, Republic of China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiun-Jian Liaw
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kun-Leng Chen
    • 1
  • Tzu-Cheng Huang
    • 1
  • Yu-Huei Cheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringChaoyang University of TechnologyTaichung CityRepublic of China

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