OLS - Opportunistic Localization System for Smart Phones Devices

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Executive Summary

People are eager to locate their peers on a campus or in buildings and stay connected with them. OLS makes that simple. OLS's core technology is an opportunistic location system based on smart phone devices. Its main advantage is that it seamlessly works throughout heterogeneous environment including indoors as opposed to GPS based systems being available only outdoors under unobstructed sky. OLS is a phone-centric localisation system which grasps at any location related information readily available in the mobile phone. In contrast to most of the competing indoor localisation systems, OLS does not require a fixed dedicated infrastructure to be installed in the environment making OLS a truly ubiquitous localisation service.

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