Wi-Fi devices set to become object sensors by 2024 under planned 802.11bf standard
"In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors, capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed by their signals."
Good point. But then you see pages like these:
which mentions "Measurements obtained with WLAN sensing are used to enable applications such as presence detection and gesture classification, among others. The specification of such applications is beyond the scope of the project." in section 8.1
At least with a superficial following of more than one link it still checks out.
Here's a paper from 2013 detailing the same technology
this one from 2020 is similar. Detection of human activity with wifi signals: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42486-020-00027-1
@paul is a great move! this type of surveillance would be great as a domestic commodity! now only some sort of firewall, blocker or interceptor is needed to stop those signals going to clandestine units organized for utilizing it as a freedom restriction mechanism.
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