Wi-Fi based tags: This technology relies on Wi-Fi transmitters that send simple packets to Wi-Fi access points in a building. The access points report the time and strength of the readings to a backend that makes use of algorithms to calculate the position of the various objects and persons. They systems relying on this technology can be accurate but you need to install powerful location enabled Wi-Fi access points.
You also need to install expensive Wi-Fi based tags. Applications of indoor positioning systems You can use the indoor systems in almost every area of your life. Some of the most common applications include: Airports: In the airport, you can use the units in various ways. You can use them to display the current wait time.