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October 28-30 - Conference
Lyon Convention Centre - Lyon, France
More information for Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2019
Monday, October 28 • 14:25 - 15:00
Location Services and Direction Finding with Bluetooth - Martin Woolley, Bluetooth SIG

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Bluetooth acquired a new capability in 2019. It’s now possible with suitable hardware, to calculate the direction a Bluetooth signal is being transmitted from, using one of two methods known as Angle of Arrival (AoA) or Angle of Departure (AoD). From this, it’s possible to accurately determine the location of the receiving device to within a matter of centimetres rather than metres. Proximity applications like Point of Interest (PoI) information systems and the classic “key finder” are all set to get very accurate and much easier to use. Positioning systems such as Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) and Way Finding will offer a level of precision, never before possible with Bluetooth.

Learn about this new Bluetooth feature and how it works under the hood, from the physics of radio waves upwards through the layers of the Bluetooth protocol stack.

Speakers
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Martin Woolley

Developer Relations Manager, EMEA, Bluetooth SIG
I'm Martin Woolley and I work for the Bluetooth SIG, the technical standards body behind Bluetooth technology. I'm incredibly old and have over 30 years’ experience in the industry. I have and do develop software for all sorts of shapes and size of device although they do seem to... Read More →



Monday October 28, 2019 14:25 - 15:00
Forum 3
  • Session Slides Included Yes