CompuLab Goes WILD With Debian-Based Android WiFi RTT Indoor Location Tracking

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 4 September 2018 at 03:53 PM EDT. 8 Comments
The folks at the Linux-friendly CompuLab hardware vendor have introduced WILD, the first WiFi RTT access point to allow for WiFi indoor location detection/tracking with supported Android 9 smartphones. CompuLab WILD is able to deliver under 0.5 meter accuracy.

WiFi RTT is the standard for real-time, accurate indoor location tracking. CompuLab's Wi-Fi Indoor Location Device (WILD) is the first RTT-enabled access point using Intel 8260 Wireless-AC and dual Gigabit Ethernet for the traffic handling.

WILD is based upon the Fitlet 2 hardware, which we previously reviewed at Phoronix and is centered around an Intel SoC. The Fitlet2 is built in a very rugged metal chassis, making it great for a use-case like this indoor WiFi RTT access point.

On the software side, WILD is running Debian GNU/Linux and their drivers and utilities for handling this WiFi indoor location tracking are open-source.

More details on their new WILD product can be found via Those curious about the WiFi RTT tech with Android devices can learn about that via
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