The Beacon Blog
by The BeaconAt the Wi-Fi Alliance® Lisbon member meeting (#LisbonWiFi22), members showcased Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Location™ technology using commercially-available infrastructure and devices. This was the first public demonstration of Wi-Fi Location™ technology by our members including Aruba, Google, and Samsung.
by Rolf de VegtWi-Fi Location™ can enable application developers and other solutions implementers to provide a variety of services for device to device use cases, as well as infrastructure mode use cases involving one or more access points (APs).
by The BeaconX Reality (XR), short for extended reality, is the convergence of physical world and digital world experiences. XR is used to describe immersive applications including augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) – used to enhance or simulate real-life experiences.
by Chatwin LansdowneNASA has many applications that leverage Wi-Fi® to do more science with less engineering.
by Peter ThornycroftIn the modern workplace, workers are becoming increasingly mobile, untethered from fixed seating positions. Open floor plans, with intentional variety through a mix of unassigned seating, collaboration rooms, quiet rooms and huddle areas, enable higher productivity and improved employee wellness. As people and things become mobile, the need for location services is growing rapidly.
by Christine ZhangAccurate location determination provides several benefits to consumers and service providers alike. Location determination through Wi-Fi has advanced over time. Now, Wi-Fi service providers who use Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Location™ devices in their networks can provide accuracy to less than one meter.
by Matt PekarskeLocation determination through Wi-Fi® enables better patient care
by Rolf de VegtWi-Fi® location technology involves advanced capabilities of regular Wi-Fi Access Points (APs) and Wi-Fi clients, which enable powerful applications such as ‘step-by-step’ indoor location and indoor asset tracking.Bringing location positioning indoors