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Mobile Information Systems
Volume 2016, Article ID 5032365, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5032365
Research Article

Seamless Guidance System Combining GPS, BLE Beacon, and NFC Technologies

1Department of Computer and Communication, Kun Shan University, No. 195, Kunda Road, Yongkang District, Tainan City 710, Taiwan
2Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, No. 415, Jiangong Road, Sanmin District, Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan

Received 2 October 2015; Accepted 7 December 2015

Academic Editor: Jong-Hyouk Lee

Copyright © 2016 Rung-Shiang Cheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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