Millimetro: mmWave retro-reflective tags for accurate, long range localization

  title={Millimetro: mmWave retro-reflective tags for accurate, long range localization},
  author={Elahe Soltanaghaei and Akarsh Prabhakara and Artur Balanuta and Matthew Giorgis Anderson and Jan M. Rabaey and Swarun Kumar and Anthony G. Rowe},
  journal={Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking},
This paper presents Millimetro, an ultra-low-power tag that can be localized at high accuracy over extended distances. We develop Millimetro in the context of autonomous driving to efficiently localize roadside infrastructure such as lane markers and road signs, even if obscured from view, where visual sensing fails. While RF-based localization offers a natural solution, current ultra-low-power localization systems struggle to operate accurately at extended ranges under strict latency… 

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  • P. PannutoB. KempkeP. Dutta
  • Computer Science
    2018 17th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)
  • 2018
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