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Pedestrian Dead Reckoning Enables Indoor Navigation Without WiFi

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FLYINGSCOT   12/27/2013 1:42:24 PM
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What are the main motivating factors for this development and how accurate does it need to be to be useful?  I imagine the system would easily confuse the actual position of the person depending upon the users gait for instance.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   12/27/2013 1:41:14 AM
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@tiriapur, today's surveillance cameras talk a big game of being able to differentitate between people but the realities are much less promising at the moment. I wonder if these sensors will help in that regard.

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nimantha.d   12/26/2013 11:38:37 PM
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@JBond: Would be great if it can be implemented but not sure about the cost. How much will it cost normally ?     

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jbond   12/26/2013 10:21:33 AM
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@Tirlapur - I think you are on to something. Integrating this with cars is a great idea. I agree I think this could be helpful in saving lives and preventing terror attacks in the future.

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tirlapur   12/26/2013 2:17:33 AM
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This kind of technology can be used for making airports and train stations safer from terrorist activities. Since this technology is still evolving, after a certain time we can expect this pedestrian sensor to differentiate between a person carrying a weapon from a person carrying a smart phone. Also, if this sensor is used in cars, it can make pedestrian walking safer, as cars would then detect pedestrians about the road and jam the brakes if the driver gets careless enough to hit a pedestrian. Integrate it with the IOT and you get a new connected technology.



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