With reality capture becoming an important part of CAD/BIM any advance of this technology should be of interest. Imagine a technology sensing physical geometry, human biometrics, even touch device input and speech remotely. Then imagine it doesn’t require any new hardware installation to generate this information, just to capture it…
Have a listen to this BBC podcast from 04:30 through 15:00 about what researchers are finding by analysing Wi-Fi signal interference. This is not device tracking or dependent on beacons, just the ambient Wi-Fi now present in almost every building and lots of public spaces.
BBC 5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
For those who don’t know Dr Karl he’s got an amazingly broad science knowledge, per this summary from his wiki bio:
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, often referred to as "Dr Karl", is a well-known Australian science communicator and populariser, who is known as an author and science commentator on Australian radio and television.
Has Bachelor of Science majoring in physics, Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery, awarded a Master of Biomedical Engineering & is currently the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow in the Science Foundation for Physics at the School of Physics, University of Sydney.