13 December Indoor Navigation in the Courthouse December 13, 2019 By Gina Wurms education |Bluetooth Low Energy|, |server based| 0 In court buildings, a navigation app improves processes and makes it easier for non-residents to obtain information. In addition, such a solution means greater punctuality and less resource requirements for information instruments. At a glance 2D/3D building maps indoor navigation inside the building geo- and time-based push notifications Problem Definition Every day, people who are not familiar with the building but nevertheless need to quickly find a certain room move about in a court of law. In historical buildings, orientation is made difficult by the angled design and in modern buildings by a high degree of equality between the areas. Especially those who are directly involved in a procedure are under time pressure. In addition, a large number of visitors want to find the right space during public negotiations. Late or searching persons always cause inefficiency, unrest and above all costs. Solution An indoor navigation helps those involved in the process and visitors to identify the right room in advance and find their way there. In combination with a mobile app, Bluetooth beacons help to locate the user's location, guide him to his chosen destination and redirect him if he takes the wrong path. They can also view the cafeteria menu, upcoming negotiations and appointments, for example. In addition, such a solution offers the possibility to search for a destination using keywords. When selecting the desired destination, a possible route from the current position is displayed. An additional option for the navigation app is the integration of an employee login, which can be used to suggest shorter routes for navigation, including restricted areas for visitors. Technical Implementation Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons are installed throughout the entire area. For navigation purposes, a mobile device receives Bluetooth signals from the beacons and uses the signal strength measurement for localization. This requires an app. A back channel is used for sending geo- and time-based push notifications to the user’s smartphone. These can include appointment reminders, welcome messages when entering the building, and information on appointment changes. Using the app, users can follow turn-by-turn directions that navigate them directly to their desired destination. There is also a filter option for displaying barrier-free routes. In addition, the digital building map can be integrated into a digital signage system (multi-touch kiosk/interactive terminal). Optionally, the gathered data can also be sent to the infsoft LocAware platform®, where it is intelligently processed. Use Case PDF for Download Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Indoor Navigation and Digital Signage in Hospitals In hospitals, a wayfinding app and a digital signage solution advance the quality of patient experiences and improve facility navigation. Read More Mobile App and Indoor Navigation for Supermarkets An app for customers and an indoor navigation solution for supermarkets improve the shopping experience and increase customer engagement. Read More Indoor Navigation and Asset Tracking in Hospitals In healthcare facilities, the use of an intelligent tracking system allows for asset localization as well as wayfinding throughout the hospital building. Read More Indoor Navigation and Staff Tracking at a Trade Fair This use case describes the implementation of an indoor navigation and tracking solution at a trade fair. Read More Indoor Navigation and Tracking of Tugger Trains Indoor navigation for tugger trains for warehouse optimization. In addition, an asset tracking solution enables the retrieval of the location, service life and movement history of goods. Read More Indoor Navigation and Interactive Tour in a Museum This use case illustrates an indoor positioning system based on beacons in a museum, which is a great way to engage museum visitors in a new, interactive way. Read More Comments are closed.