Review on Ultra Wide Band Indoor Localization

  • Xinyun Chi Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University Pittsburg Institute, Sichuan University
  • Ge Wu Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University Pittsburg Institute, Sichuan University
  • Jinqiao Liu Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University Pittsburg Institute, Sichuan University
  • Junye Xu Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University Pittsburg Institute, Sichuan University
  • Qi Lu Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University Pittsburg Institute, Sichuan University


Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) is an important means of indoor positioning. Carrying out the research of UWB is of great significance to the development of indoor positioning technology. This article gives a review of the application of UWB in indoor positioning. The motivation and development status of UWB are introduced. UWB localization algorithms such as received signal strength indication, time of arrival, time difference of arrival are analyzed one by one. In this paper, the derivations of the algorithm are summarized. Several technical difficulties of UWB technology development and future development of UWB are presented. This paper provides researchers with a clear insight into the UWB indoor positioning system so that they can further develop other advanced techniques.


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How to Cite
CHI, Xinyun et al. Review on Ultra Wide Band Indoor Localization. Indonesian Journal of Computing, Engineering and Design (IJoCED), [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 99-110, oct. 2020. ISSN 2656-8179. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021. doi: