Location Detection Infrastructure from ROHM
June 24, 2012
The Guidepost Cell indoor location detection infrastructure from ROHM Semiconductor, San Diego, CA, developed in collaboration with Ritsumeikan University and Information Services International - Dentsu Ltd., supplies precise positional data to smartphones and other mobile devices. The device helps the mobile devices to determine a user's location inside buildings, underground malls, and other interior areas using ROHM's dye-sensitized solar cells to harvest energy from indoor lights and low-power WiFi 802.11-compliant wireless beacon protocol transmission for low-power, high-accuracy location detection.
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