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The principle of pseudolite-based positioning systems is directly derived from the global positioning technology for outdoor environments. , 2012, Indoor Positioning Technologies, Habilitation thesis, ETH Zurich. the object to the array of pseudolites, whose location coordinates are known in a selected reference frame. 6, outdoor navigation, and other system augmentation (such as GPS augmentation). In outdoor applications, the most commonly used type of pseudolites is a GPS pseudolite. It is a ground-based transmitter, which sends a GPS-like signal to support positioning and navigation in situations where the satellite constellation may be insufficient.

Naturally, to use a DGPS service, in real-time, the user must be equipped with additional hardware capable of receiving and processing the differential corrections. In an alternative implementation of DGPS, RTK or high precision DGPS the reference station broadcasts the observables (carrier phase and 18 Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services pseudorange) instead of the differential corrections. 2. DGPS services normally involve some type of wireless communications systems. Today, mobile phone networks are widely used for DGPS data transmissions; however VHF or UHF systems and geostationary satellites are used for wide area DGPS (WADGPS).

At the base station, the RadioCameraTM system analyzes the unique characteristics of the signal, including its multipath pattern, and compiles a signature pattern 31 4. ) Location pattern matching. The location (multipath) pattern matching method uses multipath signature in the vicinity of the mobile user to find its location. The user’s terminal sends a signal that gets scattered by bouncing off the objects on its way to the cell tower. 13). S. Wireless Corp. (2002), uses the location pattern matching technology (RadioCamera™) by measuring the radio signal’s distinct radio frequency patterns and multipath characteristics to determine the user’s location.

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