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The active badge location system

Abstract : A novel system for the location of people in an office environment is described. Members of staff wear badges that transmit signals providing information about their location to a centralized location service, through a network of sensors. The paper also examines alternative location techniques, system design issues and applications, particularly relating to telephone call routing. Location systems raise concerns about the privacy of an individual and these issues are also addressed. (
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Roy Want, Andy Hopper, Veronica Falcão, Jonathan Gibbons. The active badge location system. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, Association for Computing Machinery, 1992, 10(1), pp.91-102. ⟨hal-00699850⟩



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