CN104936285A - Wifi positioning method and apparatus - Google Patents

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CN104936285A
CN104936285A CN201410108887.6A CN201410108887A CN104936285A CN 104936285 A CN104936285 A CN 104936285A CN 201410108887 A CN201410108887 A CN 201410108887A CN 104936285 A CN104936285 A CN 104936285A
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孙坚强
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    • HELECTRICITY
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    • H04W4/00Services specially adapted for wireless communication networks; Facilities therefor
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Abstract

The invention is suitable for the intelligent terminal field and provides a wifi positioning method and an apparatus. The method comprises the following steps that terminal equipment starts a wifi function and searches a nearby wifi signal through the wifi function; the terminal equipment sends the searched wifi signal to a server through a mobile data communication mode; the server receives the wifi signal sent by the terminal equipment and positions the terminal equipment according to the received wifi signal. In the invention, the terminal equipment searches the wifi signal near the terminal equipment; then the terminal equipment sends the searched wifi signal to the server; and the server determines position information of the terminal equipment according to an intensity of the wifi signal and a hardware address of the wifi signal so that positioning to the terminal equipment is realized.

Description

A kind of wifi localization method and device

Technical field

The invention belongs to intelligent terminal field, particularly relate to a kind of wifi localization method and device.

Background technology

Existing mobile communication terminal comprises intelligent terminal when positioning, usually be all adopt global positioning system to position, due to global positioning system employing is satellite fix mode, building is positioned with very strong interference effect to global positioning system, can often occur when positioning in city locating inaccurate problem, because global positioning system is vulnerable to the impact of the especially large-scale building of building, when positioning in the building in city, often occur that the precision of location is not high.

Summary of the invention

The object of the embodiment of the present invention is to provide a kind of wifi localization method and device, be intended to the wifi signal near by terminal equipment search terminal equipment, the wifi signal searched is sent to server by terminal equipment afterwards, server judges the positional information of terminal equipment according to the hardware address of the intensity of wifi signal and wifi signal, realizes the location to terminal equipment.

The embodiment of the present invention is achieved in that a kind of wifi localization method, and described method comprises the steps:

Wifi function opened by terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions;

The wifi signal searched is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by terminal equipment;

The wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the wifi signal received, terminal equipment is positioned.

Further, describedly to be comprised by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions:

By the wifi signal that can recognize near wifi searching functions;

The intensity of the wifi signal that judgement can recognize.

Further, the step that the wifi signal searched is sent to server is comprised by the mode of mobile data communication by described terminal equipment:

The wifi signal that terminal equipment can recognize carries out data encapsulation with the intensity of the wifi signal recognized;

After terminal equipment is encapsulated data by the mode of mobile data communication to wifi signal be sent to server.

Further, the wifi signal that described server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the wifi signal received, the step that terminal equipment positions is comprised:

The wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the intensity of wifi signal, the wifi signal recognized is sorted;

Server positions terminal equipment according to the intensity of the wifi signal recognized.

Another object of the embodiment of the present invention is to provide a kind of wifi positioner, and described device comprises:

Search unit, opens wifi function for terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions;

Transmitting element, is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by the wifi signal searched for terminal equipment;

Positioning unit, for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and positions terminal equipment according to the wifi signal received.

Further, described search unit comprises:

Recognition unit, for the wifi signal by recognizing near wifi searching functions;

Intensity judging unit, for judging the intensity of the wifi signal that can recognize.

Further, described transmitting element comprises:

Data packaging unit, the wifi signal that can recognize for terminal equipment carries out data encapsulation with the intensity of the wifi signal recognized;

Data transmission unit, after being encapsulated data by the mode of mobile data communication for terminal equipment to wifi signal be sent to server.

Further, described positioning unit comprises:

Signal sequencing unit, for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and sorts to the wifi signal recognized according to the intensity of wifi signal;

Terminal equipment positioning unit, positions terminal equipment for the intensity of server according to the wifi signal recognized.

The embodiment of the present invention is by a kind of wifi localization method and device, by the wifi signal near terminal equipment search terminal equipment, the wifi signal searched is sent to server by mobile data communication network by terminal equipment afterwards, server judges the distance of terminal equipment distance wifi signal according to the hardware address of the intensity of wifi signal and wifi signal, thus the positional information of terminal equipment is determined according to wifi signal, reach the location to terminal equipment, the positional information of terminal equipment is oriented in the building dense region realized in city accurately.

Accompanying drawing explanation

Fig. 1 is the realization flow figure of a kind of wifi localization method that first embodiment of the invention provides; And

Fig. 2 is the structure chart of a kind of wifi positioner that third embodiment of the invention provides.

Embodiment

In order to make object of the present invention, technical scheme and advantage clearly understand, below in conjunction with drawings and Examples, the present invention is further elaborated.Should be appreciated that specific embodiment described herein only in order to explain the present invention, be not intended to limit the present invention.

Below in conjunction with specific embodiment, specific implementation of the present invention is described in detail:

Embodiment one:

Fig. 1 shows the realization flow of a kind of wifi localization method that first embodiment of the invention provides, and details are as follows:

S101, wifi function opened by terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions.

When user wear terminal equipment in the intensive construction zone in city, carry out activity time, due to the impact of building can be subject to when being positioned by global positioning system in intensive construction zone, the accuracy of terminal equipment location is poor, now user can by the wifi function of the equipment of opening a terminal when using terminal equipment to position, the wifi signal that can recognize near terminal equipment search, and the intensity of the wifi signal recognized is judged according to the wifi signal that can recognize.

S102, the wifi signal searched is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by terminal equipment.

Terminal equipment is to identifying and judging that the wifi signal of signal strength signal intensity is preserved, the hardware address of wifi signal and the intensity of wifi signal is preserved when terminal equipment is preserved wifi signal, the wifi signal that terminal equipment can recognize afterwards carries out data encapsulation with the intensity data of the wifi signal recognized, last terminal equipment by the mode of mobile data communication by after carrying out data encapsulation to wifi signal be sent to server, wherein the mode of mobile data communication comprises Generation Mobile Telecommunication System network data communication mode, 3 G mobile communication network data communication mode and forth generation mobile communication network communication mode etc.

S103, the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the wifi signal received, terminal equipment is positioned.

The wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, server is after the wifi signal receiving terminal equipment transmission, first the data of carrying out data encapsulation are processed, get detailed wifi data-signal hardware address and the intensity of wifi signal, server sorts to signal according to the signal strength signal intensity of wifi signal, the hardware address of the wifi signal that server is nearest is determined by sequence, due to a large amount of wifi signals usually can be arranged in the dense-constructed area in city, especially market, office building, residential building is inner, in the building that these personnel activities are more, usually various wifi signal has been provided with, comprise the free wifi signal that the wifi signal of encryption and various service provider provide, and the usual hardware address of this wifi signal can not often change, the wifi signal sent according to terminal equipment and the intensity of wifi signal, server is when carrying out calculating and contrast the data message in uploading onto the server, the particular location at user place can be drawn by accurate Calculation, the concrete rough location information first can determining terminal equipment when calculating according to the hardware address of the strongest wifi signal of signal, accurate Calculation is carried out again in conjunction with the hardware address of wifi signal and the intensity of wifi signal, calculate the positional information of terminal equipment, because the hardware address of wifi signal many times can also to provide the floor information of the signal source arranging wifi signal, floor residing for terminal equipment can also be positioned when positioning terminal equipment, make the elevation information can also orienting terminal equipment when positioning terminal equipment, when server can also determine whether the result of location to be sent to terminal equipment by the network of mobile data communication according to the configuration information of terminal equipment after finally locating terminal equipment.

The embodiment of the present invention by the way, a kind of wifi localization method, by the wifi signal near terminal equipment search terminal equipment, the wifi signal searched is sent to server by mobile data communication network by terminal equipment afterwards, server judges the distance of terminal equipment distance wifi signal according to the hardware address of the intensity of wifi signal and wifi signal, thus the positional information of terminal equipment is determined according to wifi signal, reach the location to terminal equipment, the positional information of terminal equipment is oriented in the building dense region realized in city accurately.

Embodiment two:

Fig. 2 shows the structure chart of a kind of wifi positioner that second embodiment of the invention provides, and for convenience of explanation, illustrate only the part relevant to the embodiment of the present invention.

Search unit 21, opens wifi function for terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions.

Wherein search unit comprises: recognition unit and intensity judging unit, and wherein recognition unit is used for the wifi signal by recognizing near wifi searching functions, and intensity judging unit is for judging the intensity of the wifi signal that can recognize.When user wear terminal equipment in the intensive construction zone in city, carry out activity time, due to the impact of building can be subject to when being positioned by global positioning system in intensive construction zone, the accuracy of terminal equipment location is poor, now user can by the wifi function of the equipment of opening a terminal when using terminal equipment to position, the wifi signal that can recognize near terminal equipment search, and the intensity of the wifi signal recognized is judged according to the wifi signal that can recognize.

Transmitting element 22, is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by the wifi signal searched for terminal equipment.

Wherein send and singly comprise: data packaging unit and data transmission unit, the wifi signal that data packaging unit can recognize for terminal equipment carries out data encapsulation with the intensity of the wifi signal recognized, data transmission unit be used for terminal equipment encapsulated data by the mode of mobile data communication after to wifi signal be sent to server, terminal equipment is to identifying and judging that the wifi signal of signal strength signal intensity is preserved, the hardware address of wifi signal and the intensity of wifi signal is preserved when terminal equipment is preserved wifi signal, the wifi signal that terminal equipment can recognize afterwards carries out data encapsulation with the intensity data of the wifi signal recognized, last terminal equipment by the mode of mobile data communication by after carrying out data encapsulation to wifi signal be sent to server, wherein the mode of mobile data communication comprises Generation Mobile Telecommunication System network data communication mode, 3 G mobile communication network data communication mode and forth generation mobile communication network communication mode etc.

Positioning unit 23, for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and positions terminal equipment according to the wifi signal received.

Wherein positioning unit comprises: signal sequencing unit and terminal equipment positioning unit, signal sequencing unit is used for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the intensity of wifi signal, the wifi signal recognized is sorted, terminal equipment positioning unit is used for server and positions terminal equipment according to the intensity of the wifi signal recognized, the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, server is after the wifi signal receiving terminal equipment transmission, first the data of carrying out data encapsulation are processed, get detailed wifi data-signal hardware address and the intensity of wifi signal, server sorts to signal according to the signal strength signal intensity of wifi signal, the hardware address of the wifi signal that server is nearest is determined by sequence, due to a large amount of wifi signals usually can be arranged in the dense-constructed area in city, especially market, office building, residential building is inner, in the building that these personnel activities are more, usually various wifi signal has been provided with, comprise the free wifi signal that the wifi signal of encryption and various service provider provide, and the usual hardware address of this wifi signal can not often change, the wifi signal sent according to terminal equipment and the intensity of wifi signal, server is when carrying out calculating and contrast the data message in uploading onto the server, the particular location at user place can be drawn by accurate Calculation, the concrete rough location information first can determining terminal equipment when calculating according to the hardware address of the strongest wifi signal of signal, accurate Calculation is carried out again in conjunction with the hardware address of wifi signal and the intensity of wifi signal, calculate the positional information of terminal equipment, because the hardware address of wifi signal many times can also to provide the floor information of the signal source arranging wifi signal, floor residing for terminal equipment can also be positioned when positioning terminal equipment, make the elevation information can also orienting terminal equipment when positioning terminal equipment.

The embodiment of the present invention by the way, a kind of wifi positioner, by the wifi signal near terminal equipment search terminal equipment, the wifi signal searched is sent to server by mobile data communication network by terminal equipment afterwards, server judges the distance of terminal equipment distance wifi signal according to the hardware address of the intensity of wifi signal and wifi signal, thus the positional information of terminal equipment is determined according to wifi signal, reach the location to terminal equipment, the positional information of terminal equipment is oriented in the building dense region realized in city accurately.

One of ordinary skill in the art will appreciate that all or part of step realized in above-described embodiment method is that the hardware that can carry out instruction relevant by program has come, described program can be stored in computer read/write memory medium, described storage medium, as ROM/RAM, disk, CD etc.

The foregoing is only preferred embodiment of the present invention, not in order to limit the present invention, all any amendments done within the spirit and principles in the present invention, equivalent replacement and improvement etc., all should be included within protection scope of the present invention.

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1. a wifi localization method, is characterized in that, described method comprises the steps:
Wifi function opened by terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions;
The wifi signal searched is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by terminal equipment;
The wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the wifi signal received, terminal equipment is positioned.
2. the method for claim 1, is characterized in that, is describedly comprised by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions:
By the wifi signal that can recognize near wifi searching functions;
The intensity of the wifi signal that judgement can recognize.
3. method as claimed in claim 2, it is characterized in that, the step that the wifi signal searched is sent to server is comprised by the mode of mobile data communication by described terminal equipment:
The wifi signal that terminal equipment can recognize carries out data encapsulation with the intensity of the wifi signal recognized;
After terminal equipment is encapsulated data by the mode of mobile data communication to wifi signal be sent to server.
4. method as claimed in claim 3, is characterized in that, the wifi signal that described server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and comprises the step that terminal equipment positions according to the wifi signal received:
The wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and according to the intensity of wifi signal, the wifi signal recognized is sorted;
Server positions terminal equipment according to the intensity of the wifi signal recognized.
5. a wifi positioner, is characterized in that, described device comprises:
Search unit, opens wifi function for terminal equipment, and by the wifi signal near wifi searching functions;
Transmitting element, is sent to server by the mode of mobile data communication by the wifi signal searched for terminal equipment;
Positioning unit, for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and positions terminal equipment according to the wifi signal received.
6. device as claimed in claim 5, it is characterized in that, described search unit comprises:
Recognition unit, for the wifi signal by recognizing near wifi searching functions;
Intensity judging unit, for judging the intensity of the wifi signal that can recognize.
7. device as claimed in claim 5, it is characterized in that, described transmitting element comprises:
Data packaging unit, the wifi signal that can recognize for terminal equipment carries out data encapsulation with the intensity of the wifi signal recognized;
Data transmission unit, after being encapsulated data by the mode of mobile data communication for terminal equipment to wifi signal be sent to server.
8. device as claimed in claim 5, it is characterized in that, described positioning unit comprises:
Signal sequencing unit, for the wifi signal that server receiving terminal apparatus sends, and sorts to the wifi signal recognized according to the intensity of wifi signal;
Terminal equipment positioning unit, positions terminal equipment for the intensity of server according to the wifi signal recognized.
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