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1. EP2179598 - SECURE LOCALIZATION FOR 802.11 NETWORKS WITH FINE GRANULARITY

Office European Patent Office
Application Number 08794477
Application Date 14.07.2008
Publication Number 2179598
Publication Date 28.04.2010
Publication Kind B1
IPC
G PHYSICS
01
MEASURING; TESTING
S
RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
5
Position-fixing by co-ordinating two or more direction or position-line determinations; Position-fixing by co-ordinating two or more distance determinations
02
using radio waves
G PHYSICS
01
MEASURING; TESTING
S
RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
5
Position-fixing by co-ordinating two or more direction or position-line determinations; Position-fixing by co-ordinating two or more distance determinations
02
using radio waves
14
Determining absolute distances from a plurality of spaced points of known location
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
L
TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
29
Arrangements, apparatus, circuits or systems, not covered by a single one of groups H04L1/-H04L27/136
02
Communication control; Communication processing
06
characterised by a protocol
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
12
Security arrangements, e.g. access security or fraud detection; Authentication, e.g. verifying user identity or authorisation; Protecting privacy or anonymity
08
Access security
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
64
Locating users or terminals for network management purposes, e.g. mobility management
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
88
Devices specially adapted for wireless communication networks, e.g. terminals, base stations or access point devices
08
Access point devices
G01S 5/02
G01S 5/14
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/08
H04W 64/00
H04W 88/08
CPC
H04W 64/00
G01S 5/02
G01S 5/0252
G01S 5/14
H04L 63/10
H04L 63/107
Applicants TOSHIBA KK
TELCORDIA TECH INC
Inventors TRAYNOR PATRICK
BYUNGSUK KIM
ANJUM FAROOQ
Designated States
Priority Data 12172388 14.07.2008 US
2008008586 14.07.2008 US
94975507 13.07.2007 US
Title
(DE) SICHERE LOKALISIERUNG FÜR 802.11-NETZWERKE MIT FEINER GRANULARITÄT
(EN) SECURE LOCALIZATION FOR 802.11 NETWORKS WITH FINE GRANULARITY
(FR) LOCALISATION SÉCURISÉE POUR DES RÉSEAUX 802.11 AVEC UNE GRANULARITÉ PRÉCISE
Abstract
(EN)
A system and method that uses wireless-capable desktop computers in a vicinity such as to enable one to securely determine the location of an untrusted user with office level granularity.

(FR)
L'invention concerne un système et un procédé qui utilisent des ordinateurs de bureau compatibles avec la technologie sans fil à une certaine proximité, de manière à permettre à l'un d'entre eux de déterminer l'emplacement d'un utilisateur non sécurisé avec une granularité de niveau de bureau.

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