20 January 2023
NXP looks at UWB as a sensing technology. UWB delivers spatial awareness, which is a new dimension of information. Knowing, where a device is, relative to one-self, with extreme level of accuracy provides location-context. It ultimately unleashes use cases not possible today. Devices will react to us and they will react to other objects based on position not just distance.
Angle-of-arrival make the difference! With UWB for SmartHome, devices such as door locks can determine on what side of the door a user is or if it sits right in front of the TV. What else is possible and how: