An Experimental Wireless Platform for Acoustic Source Localization

  • Sándor Szilvási
  • Péter Völgyesi
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 88)


The paper gives an overview of various acoustic localization techniques focusing on direction-of-arrival (DOA) based methods. It presents a wireless sensor board, called Octopus, with eight acoustic channels for advanced acoustic source localization based on the DOA algorithms. The FPGA based Octopus hardware architecture proposed is designed to provide an excellent platform for implementing various advanced ranging and DOA based localization algorithms.


Acoustic localization tracking wireless sensor FPGA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sándor Szilvási
    • 1
  • Péter Völgyesi
    • 1
  1. 1.Vanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

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