Evaluating Android smartphone’s Bluetooth RSSI Measurements for Social distancing

Majid Faleh Alanzi


This paper presents a digital solution to reduce transmission of Covid 19 by maintaining social distance between the general public. The object is achieved by using Bluetooth, which is already handy for almost everyone in general public and comes as a standard feature in smart phones. The present technique uses an indirect method to calculate the range between the two objects. 5300 samples were collected by adjusting the receiver at a range of angles so calculate the intensity of the Bluetooth signal. The observations are presented in the form of plotted graphs between the number of samples and average RSSI value at a particular angle of rotation.


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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijaas.v11.i1.pp%25p


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