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Wi-Fi Devices as Physical Object Sensors

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    netstat African Astronaut

    In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed in their signals.

    “When 802.11bf will be finalized and introduced as an IEEE standard in September 2024, Wi-Fi will cease to be a communication-only standard and will legitimately become a full-fledged sensing paradigm,” explains Francesco Restuccia, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern University, in a paper summarizing the state of the Wi-Fi Sensing project (SENS) currently being developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

    SENS is envisioned as a way for devices capable of sending and receiving wireless data to use Wi-Fi signal interference differences to measure the range, velocity, direction, motion, presence, and proximity of people and objects.


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    Sophie Pedophile Tech Support
    Originally posted by netstat


    nuke the planet

    Telemetry has determined that you were watching CP, citizen, WiFi radar has determined that you were enjoying it. Your smart door has been locked by the central authority and police have been dispatched to your coordinates. Resistance is a class A Infraction and may result in life support being terminated for your living quarters and the immediately surrounding area. Have a nice day.
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