Location Detection Infrastructure from ROHM

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ROHM Semiconductor

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.

Contact Info

Company: ROHM Semiconductor
Country: United States (USA)
Phone number: 858-625-3600
Fax: 858-625-3640

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