Efficient geolocation using swarm radio

August 01, 2013 //By Gunter Fischer, Thomas Förste and Frank Schlichting
Efficient geolocation using swarm radio
In wireless sensor networks the concept of a swarm is used to illustrate how individuals in a group interact. Individuals in a swarm need to know their position relative to each other.

Nanotron has added location-awareness to wireless sensor networks so that the swarm members can measure the distance between each-others, and are able to make decisions using this information. Communication and location awareness together are enabling a whole new category of geolocation applications. Collision avoidance (CAS) - to mention just one of them – is introduced in this article to illustrate the benefits of an extended swarm approach.

Read the full article on page 37 of our July/August digital edition .

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