Eliminating the Barriers: Demystifying Wi-Fi Baseband Design and Introducing the PicoScenes Wi-Fi Sensing Platform

@article{Jiang2022EliminatingTB,
  title={Eliminating the Barriers: Demystifying Wi-Fi Baseband Design and Introducing the PicoScenes Wi-Fi Sensing Platform},
  author={Zhiping Jiang and Tom Hao Luan and Xincheng Ren and Dongtao Lv and Han Hao and Jing Wang and Kun Zhao and Wei Xi and Yueshen Xu and Rui Li},
  journal={IEEE Internet of Things Journal},
  year={2022},
  volume={9},
  pages={4476-4496}
}
The research on Wi-Fi sensing has been thriving over the past decade but the process has not been smooth. Three barriers always hamper the research: 1) unknown baseband design and its influence; 2) inadequate hardware; and 3) the lack of versatile and flexible measurement software. This article tries to eliminate these barriers through the following work. First, we present an in-depth study of the baseband design of the Qualcomm Atheros AR9300 (QCA9300) NIC. We identify a missing item of the… 

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