An Embedded Localization System for the SUMMIT IoT Multi-platform

  • Ruben CrispinoEmail author
  • Bruno Andò
  • Salvatore Baglio
  • Vincenzo Marletta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 544)


The SUMMIT project, funded by the Italian MISE under the PON2020 Action, has the goal to develop a flexible and adaptive IoT framework able to accelerate the development of Smart Solutions. The main idea is to launch an open and dynamic eco-system to support the development of IoT based services both for the private and public sectors. The concept of “pattern”, that will lead the overall development of the SUMMIT framework, represents the innovation of the SUMMIT project (it offers ready-made solutions to known implementation problems) which represents each element to be integrated by assuring dependability properties. The three main cases of study addressed by the project will be smart manufacturing, smart health and smart building. Among patterns addressed by the project the development of a localization system is considered. Such system will find application in several contexts and in particular in the scenarios addressed by this project. As an example, the architecture developed can be adopted for the sake of frail people monitoring. In this paper a localization system, that implements an improved trilateration algorithm, is presented.


IoT Localization Assistive technology 



This work has been supported by the SUMMIT grant, funded under Horizon 2020—PON 2014/2020 programme, N. F/050270/03/X32—CUP B68I17000370008—COR: 130150.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruben Crispino
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bruno Andò
    • 1
  • Salvatore Baglio
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Marletta
    • 1
  1. 1.DIEEI-University of CataniaCataniaItaly

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