iGPS - An Initial Assessment Of Technical And Deployment Capability

Jody E Muelaner, Z Wang, Jafar Jamshidi, Paul Maropoulos, Antony R Mileham, E B Hughes, A B Forbes

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The indoor Global Positioning System (iGPS) is an innovative measurement system consisting of a network of Rotary-laser automatic theodolites (R-LATs) which provide a factory wide coordinate measurement system. The primary benefits of the system are that a theoretically unlimited number of sensors are able to simulatiously detect position using signals from a common network of transmitters and that the sensors are able to automatically regain connection to the network following a disruption of the line of sight. The basic functionality of this system is described together with a brief overview of work to verify its performance.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2008
Event3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering - Kallithea of Chalkidiki, Greece
Duration: 1 Oct 20083 Oct 2008


Conference3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering
CityKallithea of Chalkidiki


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Muelaner, J. E., Wang, Z., Jamshidi, J., Maropoulos, P., Mileham, A. R., Hughes, E. B., & Forbes, A. B. (2008). iGPS - An Initial Assessment Of Technical And Deployment Capability. 805-810. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Kallithea of Chalkidiki, Greece.