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Using GPS–Enabled Technology Indoors

An increasing number of mobile phones and PDAs allow people access to the internet wherever they are and whenever they need it.

Users are using their mobile devices routinely to search the internet for the information they need, ranging from the location of the nearest cinema to aeroplane landing times and myriad other requirements that are part of their daily life.

Indoor GPS Signal – Who Needs It?

First – let’s define a GPS Repeater System: A repeater is a device that relays GPS signals to any indoor location that isn’t normally reachable.

There is an outdoor antenna to pick up the GPS satellite signals from your rooftop, and a coaxial cable that carries the signal inside the building to a small, mains-powered, repeater unit.