Samer Al-Magazachi

Samer Al-Magazachi received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Technische Universität Berlin. In 2016 he joined the Fraunhofer IZM as a student. Now he is a research fellow in the department RF & Smart Sensor Systems. His work at Fraunhofer IZM ranges from circuit and PCB design to embedded system programming and signal processing in higher languages. In his current projects he develops ultra-low power hardware and efficient radio architectures and protocols e.g. based on Bluetooth Low Energy. The focus of his PhD is collective intelligence where he investigates the emergence of intelligent behavior in swarm robotic systems.

Indoor Positioning Systems, or: How Not To Get Lost in an Airport

The global trends shaping the early 21st century, like the rise of the IoT, create urgent new demand for high-precision location tracking systems. Modern positioning technology is slowly getting to the point where it is accurate enough to handle the…