Solved

Measuring distance between two wireless device...

Posted on 2011-09-07
5
675 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
does anyone here can help me out of how to measure distance between two wireless device accessing same AP..I mean, in term of what programming language should i use, where can i get an idea of it API source..your help is really much appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:saifulBATS
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 82

Expert Comment

by:Dave Baldwin
Comment Utility
There is nothing in standard wireless devices or APs that will allow you to do that.
0
 

Author Comment

by:saifulBATS
Comment Utility
does it means almost impossible for us now to build a program that will measure the wireless distance since there is no tools which support it???
0
 
LVL 82

Accepted Solution

by:
Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Measuring distance with radio waves is a three point process.  The location two of the three points needs to be known and the antennas need to be directional.  This article explains triangulation: http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/definition/triangulation

Wifi devices do not have directional antennas and you will normally only know the location of the wireless router.  You would have to find or build special radio receivers to measure distance by radio.
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Ernie Beek
Comment Utility
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
ERD Visio 2010 Drawing - Table Relationships 4 76
hp laptop wireless issue 19 60
stamp tool on acrobat 1 25
JItbit AD intergration 4 43
I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
In our personal lives, we have well-designed consumer apps to delight us and make even the most complex transactions simple. Many enterprise applications, however, are a bit behind the times. For an enterprise app to be successful in today's tech wo…
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 7, without downloading adware.
XMind Plus helps organize all details/aspects of any project from large to small in an orderly and concise manner. If you are working on a complex project, use this micro tutorial to show you how to make a basic flow chart. The software is free when…

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now