Indoor Mapping and Navigation Pilot


This pilot, sponsored by the Public Safety Communications Research Division of NIST, will create and advance solutions to complex geospatial challenges related to indoor mapping and navigation for first responders.

Main concept

The focus of the Pilot is on developing the capabilities and workflow required for preplanning operations, the intent is that future OGC initiatives will address the real-time, event-driven aspects of indoor mapping and navigation for first responders. To accelerate research and development for this public-safety-driven scenario, this Initiative will conduct the following prototyping and demonstration activities:

  • Create and convert 3D indoor LiDAR point cloud models and associated imagery to functional building and navigation models.
  • Store and serve point cloud, building, and navigation models for visualization and navigation.
  • Derive dynamic turn-by-turn indoor navigation instructions based on the navigation model.
  • View and annotate point cloud data, imagery, and building models, along with navigation routes and instructions into, through, and out of buildings.

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People Involved

Participant’s details Organisation
Prof Sisi Zlatanova UNSW, Built Environment, GRID
Prof Ki-Joune Li Pusan National University
Dr Abdoulaye Diakite UNSW, Built Environment, GRID
Mitko Aleksandrov UNSW, Built Environment, GRID

Contact person

Abdoulaye A. Diakite (Send email)

Mitko Aleksandrov (Send email)