BeTelGeuse is an extensible context data gathering platform for mobile devices. It has been designed to collect data from various sources and to refine sensor data. BeTelGeuse is published under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

What's New?

31-12-2009: BeTelGeuse 1.3 has been released.


BeTelGeuse has been developed at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT by the Adaptive Computing research group. Following group of researchers have taken part in the development (in alphabetical order):


Joonas Kukkonen, Eemil Lagerspetz, Petteri Nurmi, Mikael Andersson. BeTelGeuse: A Platform for Gathering and Processing Situational Data. IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 49-56, April-June, 2009.

Sourav Bhattacharya, Petteri Nurmi, Joonas Kukkonen, Patrik Floreen. SerPens - A Tool for Semantically Enriched Location Information on Personal Devices. Poster at the 3rd International Conference on BodyArea Networks (BodyNets'08), ACM Press, March, 2008

Petteri Nurmi, Joonas Kukkonen, Eemil Lagerspetz, Jukka Suomela and Patrik Floréen. BeTelGeuse - A Tool for Bluetooth Data Gathering. Proceedings of BodyNets '07, June 2007, Florence, Italy.

Paper, presentation (PPT)

Patrik Floréen, Joonas Kukkonen, Eemil Lagerspetz, Petteri Nurmi, and Jukka Suomela. BeTelGeuse: Tool for context data gathering via Bluetooth. Proc. 2nd Workshop on Context Awareness for Proactive Systems (CAPS, Kassel, Germany, June 2006). Kassel University Press, Kassel, Germany, 2006, 137-139.