proximmon is a utility for tracking presence of
people via their portable devices. It does not track their
location, just whether or not they are nearby.
proximmon is free, open-source software published
under the MIT license.
- Bluetooth devices
- Fixed IPv4 addresses
- Ethernet MAC addresses when assigned an IPv4 address
2020–05–01 Implemented hostname-based scheme. Using
getaddrinfo(3) call, mdns
(hostname.local names) get resolved, an
alternative to the ARP/MAC based method when using DHCP-assigned
proximmon out of
pianod2 project when it became apparent that using it
as a library violated the done-one-thing-well and
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