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Performance Analysis of ToA-Based Positioning Algorithms for Static and Dynamic Targets with Low Ranging Measurements

André Ferreira, Duarte Fernandes, André Catarino, João Monteiro
2017 Sensors  
In this section, the UWB transceivers used to acquire the ranging measurements, the NLOS identification and error mitigation algorithm for UWB transceivers mounted on the human body, the localization algorithms  ...  A NLOS identification and error mitigation algorithm was also used to improve the ranging measurements.  ...  Based on the results obtained, it was verified that highest ranging error is obtained when the UWB transceiver is mounted on the human body and the best metric for NLOS identification is the power difference  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17081915 pmid:28825624 pmcid:PMC5579724 fatcat:vafpzvb34vcl7jn6w2ieldpkpq

Ultra Wideband Indoor Positioning Technologies: Analysis and Recent Advances

Abdulrahman Alarifi, AbdulMalik Al-Salman, Mansour Alsaleh, Ahmad Alnafessah, Suheer Al-Hadhrami, Mai Al-Ammar, Hend Al-Khalifa
2016 Sensors  
While SWOT is not a quantitative approach, it helps in assessing the real status and in revealing the potential of UWB positioning to effectively address the indoor positioning problem.  ...  In order to set the stage for this work, we provide a survey of the state-of-the-art technologies in indoor positioning, followed by a detailed comparative analysis of UWB positioning technologies.  ...  for real-time positioning of wheelchair athletics.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s16050707 pmid:27196906 pmcid:PMC4883398 fatcat:ct33y4smbzbfhnytk57ji5siom

Precision Positioning for Smart Logistics Using Ultra-Wideband Technology-Based Indoor Navigation: A Review

Mahmoud Elsanhoury, Petteri Makela, Janne Koljonen, Petri Valisuo, Ahm Shamsuzzoha, Timo Mantere, Mohammed Elmusrati, Heidi Kuusniemi
2022 IEEE Access  
However, UWB localisation technology faces several challenges that are somewhat similar to other technologies, such as mitigating errors that originate from non-line-of-sight (NLOS) situations and tackling  ...  Furthermore, it demonstrates the benefits of UWB technology for accurate positioning and tracking of both stationary and moving items, and machinery in an indoor logistics environment.  ...  In addition, NLOS identification and mitigation methods are explained.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3169267 fatcat:7a2pf56bdvg2th3veljcoruuxu

Ultra Wide Band Body Area Networks: Design and Integration with Computational Clouds [chapter]

Joanna Kołodziej, Daniel Grzonka, Adrian Widłak, Paweł Kisielewicz
2019 Msphere  
This chapter surveys recent models, applications and research challenges for future generation UWB RF technology for BANs.  ...  The Ultra Wide Band (UWB) communication model is widely used in wireless body area networks.  ...  In [1] , Abbasi et al. have investigated the optimum locations for placing sensors on human body. Experiments were performed on more than 100 transceiver locations for LOS and NLOS scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-16272-6_10 fatcat:4efpaf3zvzgrzfozii2co27mde

Radio Context Awareness and Applications

Luca Reggiani, Jocelyn Fiorina, Sinan Gezici, Simone Morosi, Montse Najar
2013 Journal of Sensors  
Radio context awareness is defined as the ability of detecting and estimating a system state or parameter, either globally or concerning one of its components, in a radio system for enhancing performance  ...  In this paper, we review the fundamentals of context awareness and the recent advances in the main radio techniques that increase the context awareness and smartness, posing challenges and renewed opportunities  ...  In [40] , the RFID application to healthcare is considered by means of the design, implementation, and testing of a system for automatic patient identification, real-time location, and tracking of medical  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/491092 fatcat:py4v42zy3rcjze4lt2lagvpb3i

Automated Data Acquisition in Construction with Remote Sensing Technologies

Osama Moselhi, Hassan Bardareh, Zhenhua Zhu
2020 Applied Sciences  
In particular, we have considered integration of real-time location systems (RTLSs) including GPS and UWB with other sensing technologies such as RFID, WSN, and digital imaging for their use in construction  ...  Near real-time tracking of construction operations and timely progress reporting are essential for effective management of construction projects.  ...  Furthermore, the idea for using integrated sensors on a mobile phone device can mitigate the difficulties associated with mounting sensors on equipment body (e.g., attachment and detachment of various  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10082846 doaj:b39b9e5510414498a2379e2aa39d8d36 fatcat:cmuukxtfynekbivhippcddqgjq

A Review of Pedestrian Indoor Positioning Systems for Mass Market Applications

2017 Sensors  
In particular, ILBS look for positioning systems that can be applied anywhere in the world for millions of users, that is, there is a need for developing IPS for mass market applications.  ...  Finally, each group is reviewed analysing its advantages and disadvantages and its applicability to mass market applications.  ...  Then, in a second step, the position is estimated by selecting the position of the database sample that best matches the real data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17081927 pmid:28829386 pmcid:PMC5580254 fatcat:uqcc7w2gkrajvhol2aocgkvgke

A Look at the Recent Wireless Positioning Techniques With a Focus on Algorithms for Moving Receivers

Ashraf Tahat, Georges Kaddoum, Siamak Yousefi, Shahrokh Valaee, Francois Gagnon
2016 IEEE Access  
Subsequently, performance criteria comparisons are given for the aforementioned techniques and systems.  ...  ., receiver's movement pattern for efficient and accurate localization, non-line-of-sight problem, sensor fusion, and cooperative localization, is briefly given.  ...  For a survey of TOA-based NLOS identification and mitigation techniques see in [44] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2016.2606486 fatcat:5kutfzkvmrcjblysfqc7e5tpji

IPIN 2018 Ninth International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation

2018 2018 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN)  
This paper extends the NLOS detection and mitigation techniques to time difference of arrival cases (TDoA).  ...  Many techniques have been proposed in the literature for NLOS detection and mitigation but most of them are deployed in time of arrival (ToA) cases.  ...  Sundew -as any device-free localization system -requires a metric for comparison of feature vectors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipin.2018.8533737 fatcat:rv5zjhjytjaijcqgvvvpmbfjfa

A New Frontier for IoT Security Emerging From Three Decades of Key Generation Relying on Wireless Channels

Junqing Zhang, Guyue Li, Alan Marshall, Aiqun Hu, Lajos Hanzo
2020 IEEE Access  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank Mr Yan Wang for his hard work implementing the key generation demonstration system during his final year project.  ...  Because RFF identification exploits the features of wireless transceivers, it is a perfect candidate for key generation in an integrated security framework [87] .  ...  performance in indoor environment with LOS/NLOS [220] 2016 UWB Integrated IR-UWB devices CIR A UWB-based key generation prototype on a platform with the full protocol stack; Performance evaluation  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3012006 fatcat:yqlhgsxfjvdwvfo2jcvxxzhj2i

A Review of Indoor Localization Techniques and Wireless Technologies

Huthaifa Obeidat, Wafa Shuaieb, Omar Obeidat, Raed Abd-Alhameed
2021 Wireless personal communications  
The study contains concepts, requirements, and specifications for each category of methods presents pros and cons for investigated methods, and conducts comparisons between them.  ...  Finally, localization methods and algorithms, including angle of arrival (AOA), time of arrival (TOA), and recived signal strength (RSS) are introduced.  ...  In [104] , UWB localization system performance was analyzed for LOS and NLOS scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-021-08209-5 fatcat:voiacr6hkndxxnjy4wgtxq63tm

CMOS Impulse Radar

Hakon A. Hjortland, Dag T. Wisland, Tor Sverre Lande, Claus Limbodal, Kjetil Meisal
2006 2006 NORCHIP  
In addition to using 1-bit signal processing, most of the CMOS implementations also utilize Impulse-Radio Ultra-WideBand (IR-UWB), and yet another commonality is that they can be used for Wireless Sensor  ...  Many of the implementations base much of their signal processing on Continuous-Time Binary-Value (CTBV) signals, which is an unusual way of doing things and therefore an interesting experiment.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Novelda AS for their useful suggestions on IR-UWB PG design.  ... 
doi:10.1109/norchp.2006.329248 fatcat:o2qc4htubfb5xp553m6avzl7uq

Next Generation Auto-Identification and Traceability Technologies for Industry 5.0: A Methodology and Practical Use Case for the Shipbuilding Industry

Paula Fraga-Lamas, Jose Varela-Barbeito, Tiago M. Fernandez-Carames
2021 IEEE Access  
Although the active RFID technology used in such an article was appropriate for a workshop scenario with real-time positioning requirements, it does not seem to be the optimal technology for identification  ...  NB-Fi relies on different manufacturers: ST Microelectronics for the STM32 microcontroller, WAVIoT for the NB-Fi transceiver and ON Semiconductor for the AX5043 transceiver.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3119775 fatcat:oain4hs3r5dldj6bz3pvydryaq

A State-of-the-Art Survey of Indoor Positioning and Navigation Systems and Technologies

Wilson Sakpere, Michael Adeyeye Oshin, Nhlanhla BW Mlitwa
2017 South African Computer Journal  
The RF technologies include Bluetooth, Ultra-wideband (UWB), Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) and Near Field Communication (NFC).  ...  This paper has profound implications for future studies of positioning and navigation.  ...  UWB-based positioning system UWB is a short-range high-speed radio technology for wireless communication with the ability to have a robust resistance to NLOS and multipath effects (Mautz, 2012; Farid  ... 
doi:10.18489/sacj.v29i3.452 fatcat:gquaqmrkhvhajjcyhrhpmz4n2a

Challenges and Opportunities of Optical Wireless Communication Technologies [chapter]

Isiaka Alimi, Ali Shahpari, Artur Sousa, Ricardo Ferreira, Paulo Monteiro, António Teixeira
2017 Optical Communication Technology  
Consequently, acoustic communication cannot be employed in applications that require large volume of data transmission in real time.  ...  The feature enables a cross-boundary communication that unifies both terrestrial and underwater RF communication systems.  ...  The distributed sensors in the WBAN can be implanted in or on the human body in order to monitor physiological parameters in real time.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.69113 fatcat:5rqawcbldbg7vb6qix625j35je
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