Ultrasonic Tag Recognition

Cliff N Randell, Paul A Duff, Michael R McCarthy, Henk L Muller

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The tagging of objects or people with devices containing some form of unique ID that can be read remotely is a valuable technique for wearable computing applications. Many technologies have been adopted to support this functionality ranging from RFID tags to printed QR codes. In this demo we present an ultrasonic tag design with a range of over 8 metres which can be implemented using low power microcontrollers for both the tag and the receiver. In addition by using multiple devices we are able to achieve position estimation with an accuracy of better than 10cm.
Translated title of the contributionUltrasonic Tag Recognition
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Wearable Computing 2009
EditorsAlois Ferscha, Gabriele Kotsis, Dani el Roggen, Lucy Dunne, Rene Mayrhofer, Antonio Krüger, Horst Hörtner, Sabi ne Seymour, Christa Sommerer
PublisherOesterreichische Computer Gesellschaft
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9783854032489
Publication statusPublished - 17 Aug 2009

Bibliographical note

ISBN: 9783854032489
Publisher: Austrian Computer Society
Name and Venue of Conference: Advances in Wearable Computing 2009
Other identifier: 2001077


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