Wireless campus LBS: Building campus-wide Location Based Services based on WiFi technology

B. Köbben, A. van Bunningen, K. Muthukrishnan

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This paper describes a project that has just started at the University of Twente (UT) in cooperation with the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) to provide Location Based Services (LBS) for the UT campus. This LBS will run on the existing Wireless Campus system that provides the whole 140 hectare University grounds with WiFi based internet access. The project serves as a testbed for research activities as well as an infrastructure to develop practical use cases upon. The former includes research into wireless LAN positioning techniques, into context awareness of ubiquitous data management systems, and into data dissemination for LBS and mobile applications. A first use case will be to provide the participants of SVGopen2005, the 4th Annual Conference on Scalable Vector Graphics (August 15-18, 2005) with an LBS to help them navigate the conference locations and locate fellow attendants.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event1st International Workshop on Geographic Hypermedia, 2005: Concepts and. Systems - Denver, United States
Duration: 4 Apr 20055 Apr 2005

Workshop

Workshop1st International Workshop on Geographic Hypermedia, 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityDenver
Period4/04/055/04/05

Keywords

  • GIP
  • ADLIB-ART-3405

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    Köbben, B., van Bunningen, A. & Muthukrishnan, K., 2006, Geographic hypermedia: Concepts and Systems. Stefanakis, E., Peterson, M. P., Armenakis, C. & Delis, V. (eds.). Berlin, Germany: Springer, p. 399-408 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography).

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