Using GeoFencing as a Means to Support Flexible Real Time Applications for Delivery Services

Georg Schneider, Björn Dreher, Ole Seidel

Abstract

Delivery services are an industry sector that may benefit extremely by the availability of mobile devices and connectivity. Today the support and tight integration of mobile users into the company processes is finally possible using off-the-shelf components. This paper presents the concept and implementation of an application, which is targeted to the domain of delivery services. The complete process, starting from route planning through navigation to delivery confirmation can be supported. The concept of GeoFencing is used to automatically detect different states in the execution of the delivery process in order to trigger context adapted actions like navigation close to target points and delivery confirmation. The system is realized as a GPS-based windows mobile application using a conventional consumer PDA.

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in Harvard Style

Schneider G., Dreher B. and Seidel O. (2008). Using GeoFencing as a Means to Support Flexible Real Time Applications for Delivery Services . In Joint Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing (IWUC 2008) 4th International Workshop on Model-Driven Enterprise Information Systems (MDEIS 2008) 3rd International Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management (TCoB 2008) - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-49-4, pages 22-27. DOI: 10.5220/0001737400220027


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwuc08,
author={Georg Schneider and Björn Dreher and Ole Seidel},
title={Using GeoFencing as a Means to Support Flexible Real Time Applications for Delivery Services},
booktitle={Joint Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing (IWUC 2008) 4th International Workshop on Model-Driven Enterprise Information Systems (MDEIS 2008) 3rd International Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management (TCoB 2008) - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={22-27},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001737400220027},
isbn={978-989-8111-49-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Joint Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing (IWUC 2008) 4th International Workshop on Model-Driven Enterprise Information Systems (MDEIS 2008) 3rd International Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management (TCoB 2008) - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2008)
TI - Using GeoFencing as a Means to Support Flexible Real Time Applications for Delivery Services
SN - 978-989-8111-49-4
AU - Schneider G.
AU - Dreher B.
AU - Seidel O.
PY - 2008
SP - 22
EP - 27
DO - 10.5220/0001737400220027