Reality Mining: You probably have WiFi at home and in the office

With the network information you could decide more precisely where the user is right in this moment. People mostly have WiFi access when they are at their favorite places (at home, at the office, at Starbucks) and probably no WiFi if they are on the road. So let’s read this information too, to clarify our decisions.

If your mobile phone can access the Network API, you see below if your are connected over WiFi or cellular network.

Network information


  • If you have WiFi and it’s late at night, you’re probably at home.
  • If your compass direction changes and you have just cellular network you probably are on the road.

Let’s go into detail to see how data is collected

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