19 November Techniques for Client-Based Indoor Positioning – GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and VLC Compared 1 MIN READ November 19, 2015 By Gina Wurms general posts |WiFi|, |beacons|, |Bluetooth|, |indoor navigation|, |positioning technology| 0 Indoor positioning technologies for client-based solutions - which one is perfect for you? Indoor positioning technologies - which one fits my needs? In the last couple of weeks we introduced various techniques for indoor positioning to you in our blog. GPS for indoor positioning Wi-Fi for indoor positioning Bluetooth for indoor positioning VLC (visible light communication) for indoor positioning Infographic: pros & cons of indoor positioning techniques Each one of these technologies has its pros and cons and in many cases they can complement each other. We have summarized GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/Beacons and VLC with an infographic in order to make them better comparable. If you like the infographic, please don’t hesitate to show it to your colleagues or share it on Facebook, Twitter etc. If you have questions concerning indoor navigation, we will be happy to help you (contact us here) personally or on our new information portal www.indoornavigation.com. Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Indoor Navigation & Indoor Positioning Using Bluetooth Indoor navigation & indoor positioning using Bluetooth – learn more about the pros & cons. Read More "Indoor GPS" - Techniques for Indoor Positioning Without Using GPS Techniques for indoor positioning without using GPS - learn more about Indoor GPS in our blog. Read More Client-Based Indoor Positioning Technologies Compared – 3 Alternatives to GPS Get the slides: Client based indoor positioning technologies compared – 3 alternatives to GPS. Read More Technologies for Server-Based Indoor Positioning Compared: Wi-Fi vs. BLE vs. UWB vs. RFID There is a variety of technologies on which server-based indoor positioning systems can be based – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low Energy (Beacons), UWB and RFID. Read More Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation Using Wi-Fi Positioning using GPS does not work reliably inside buildings as there is no visual contact with the GPS satellites. A good alternative is indoor positioning using Wi-Fi. An additional advantage compared to GPS is the possibility to determine the current floor level. Read More Client-Based and Server-Based Indoor Positioning Client-based and server-based indoor positioning - what are the differences and what do you need for your project? Read More Comments are closed.