Advanced Indoor Zone Detection with Bluetooth and Ultrasound of Smartphone

스마트폰의 블루투스와 초음파를 이용한 향상된 실내 영역 결정

  • Received : 2016.01.31
  • Accepted : 2016.03.10
  • Published : 2016.06.30


Indoor zone-based services have continuously become popular by increased prevalence of smartphones. Bluetooth and ultrasound can be used for zone detection. However, bluetooth does not guarantee precise zone detection if the signal degrades due to the obstacles. Ultrasound can be easily forged by recording sound on the smartphone. For that reason, zone detection based on ultrasound has a security hole. To remedy each limitation, we propose an advanced zone detection method, that combines bluetooth and ultrasound. An authentication server issues a one-time password to the user over bluetooth. The user generates an ultrasound signal that encodes the password. In this manner, the proposed method ensures secure and accurate zone detection.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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