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Autonomic Inventory using WiFi

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018730D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Aug-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Aug-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Method to pinpoint the exact location of computer connected to a wireless LAN. The computer can identify the name of the access points within range of the computer. All access points within range are stored. The computer also stores the signal strength from each access point. With this information it is possible to pinpoint the exact location of the computer.