Enhancements to the LOCOSmotion Person Tracking System

  • Ngewi Fet
  • Marcus Handte
  • Stephan Wagner
  • Pedro José Marrón
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 386)


Indoor localization is a key component in context-aware applications and assisted-living technologies. In prior work, we presented the design and implementation of the LOCOSmotion indoor person tracking system that uses Wireless LAN fingerprinting and accelerometer-based dead-reckoning [5]. In this paper, we analyze the optimization potentials of the previous implementation LOCOSmotion and propose modifications and enhancements which address them. In particular, we focus on reducing the time and cost of deployment, as well as on a number of refinements to improve the localization precision. Aside from optimization of the calibration tools and underlying localization algorithms, the refinements also encompass the use of feedback provided by the domestic robotics (domotics) in the Living Lab to improve the overall system performance.


Localization Tracking Pervasive Computing LOCOS- motion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ngewi Fet
    • 1
  • Marcus Handte
    • 1
  • Stephan Wagner
    • 1
  • Pedro José Marrón
    • 1
  1. 1.Networked Embedded Systems GroupUniversity of Duisburg-Essen and Locoslab GmbHGermany

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