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Graph-based Data Fusion of Pedometer and WiFi Measurements for Mobile Indoor Positioning

At ACM UbiComp 2014, we propose a graph-based, low-complexity sensor fusion approach for ubiquitous pedestrian indoor positioning using mobile devices. We employ our fusion technique to combine relative motion information based on step detection with WiFi signal strength measurements. The … Continue reading

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Camera-Based Indoor Positioning Using Scalable Streaming Of Compressed Binary Image Signatures

At ICIP 2014, we present a novel approach for client-server-based visual localization: Recent progress in the field of content-based image retrieval has enabled camera-based indoor positioning. The matching of smartphone recordings with a database of geo-referenced images allows for meter accurate … Continue reading

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Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2014

This year, Dominik Van Opdenbosch, who is part of the NAVVIS project, received a Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2014 from Qualcomm Research Germany for his work in visual localization. With his innovation proposal for a holistic approach in mobile visual localization he … Continue reading

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NavVis wins VDE Award 2013

This year for the fifth time, VDE Südbayern presented the VDE Awards 2013 for outstanding technical-scientific accomplishments in Bavaria and NavVis was given the prize in the category start-up. “The VDE Awards are meant to honor outstanding technical developments and … Continue reading

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TUMcampus Article about IdeAward-Winner NavVis

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NavVis @ FAZ, again :)

Once again, NavVis was featured in FAZ 🙂 Have a look: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/beruf-chance/campus/existenzgruendung-garage-geld-und-geistesblitz-12287148.html    

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NAVVIS @ FAZ

NAVVIS has been featured in the press. Below you can find the article that appeared in reknown Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on July 1st 2013:   Den Weg zum Konferenzraum oder zum Hörsaal zu finden kann mitunter kompliziert sein. Zumal in … Continue reading

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Fast Relocalization For Visual Odometry Using Binary Features

State-of-the-art visual odometry algorithms achieve remarkable efficiency and accuracy. Under realistic conditions, however, tracking failures are inevitable and to continue tracking, a recovery strategy is required. At ICIP 2013, we present a relocalization system that enables realtime, 6D pose recovery for … Continue reading

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NAVVIS first to win TUM IdeAward

NAVVIS was awarded the TUM IdeAward for their innovative indoor positioning technology. This annual competition is organized by Technische Universität München, UnternehmerTUM GmbH, and Zeidler-Forschungs-Stiftung. The award aims to encourage researchers to set up their own innovative and competitive start-up … Continue reading

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NAVVIS Indoor Mapping Trolley

In case you asked yourself how we map the extensive indoor environments, which can be browsed with the NAVVIS IndoorViewer, have a look at this short video showing our mapping trolley in action. Besides the laser scanners and wheel odometry, … Continue reading

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