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Google Chrome For Android Will Soon Support Interactions With Bluetooth Beacons

Google announced today that it has begun to support physical beacons in its Chrome browser for Android.<p>The feature, which has been tested in the iOS app since last summer, is heading to Chrome 49 for Android soon. It enables users to opt in to interact with and receive content from nearby …

Estimote Launches Indoor Location Service Using iBeacon Tech

Estimote, maker of hardware beacon devices and a platform for managing software that uses beacon connections, such as Apple’s iBeacon system, has just launched its Indoor Location features. The Indoor Location system that Estimote provides works with the company’s existing beacons, and its updated …

iBeacons and Coffee - The Ultimate List of iBeacon Apps for Developers

This began as a fairly simple exercise, here was the plan. I’d make coffee and go through all of the iBeacon Apps on my iPhone, pick out my …

SmartBeacon Developer Solution for iBeacons

<b>Website:</b> smartbeacon.eu<p>SmartBeacon offer a complete iBeacon developer solution for iOS and Android as well as two types of iBeacon. The black cube …

Sensorberg Beacon Management Platform - Beacon Ninja

<b>Website:</b> sensorberg.com<p>Sensorberg describes itself as a beacon Management Platform with the emphasis on their SDK which can be dropped directly into …

Bleu Station by Twocanoes Software

<b>Website:</b> Bleu.io<p>The Twocanoes offering includes bespoke iBeacon applications for loyalty programmes and conference services as well as some decidedly …

BlueBeacon by BlueUp

<b>Website:</b> blue-up.it<p>BlueUp currently offer a single model of iBeacon compatible hardware, the BlueBeacon mini. The BlueBeacon maxi and BlueBeacon USD …

In-store app use 16.5x higher for beacon message recipients: report | Retail Dive

Shoppers who received location-based beacon messages were 19 times more likely to interact with the advertised product than those who did not receive …

Launch Center Pro 2.3 for iOS adds IFTTT, geolocation, and iBeacon support

Contrast today is releasing a major update to Launch Center Pro for iPhone and iPad adding support for If This Then That and location-based actions. The update includes support for sharing GIF images from within the app using Giphy search integration (fun, right?) as well as support for scanning …

The 6 challenges of building an iBeacon app

Using iBeacon, Apple’s low-powered method of pushing contextual notifications to iPhones in stores, introduces a bunch of messy moving parts, I discovered recently while building an app for the Gluecon conference.<p>Despite being an experienced iOS developer, I faced the following six distinct …

By John Bee, White Space

The many ways iBeacon is shaping our world

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration daily6:00p.m. You step out of a cab and head towards the stadium. It’s Game day, the …

Retail Banking Mobile and iBeacon Concept by Qmatic

The nature of banking is changing. While traditional transactions are increasingly handled online, more complex products and services, which are often important life decisions, depend on face-to-face advice from experts. It’s about functionality and getting the customer journey right to maximize …

Android might soon add Bump and iBeacon-like feature called Nearby - Pocket-lint

Google might soon put that Bump app it bought to use finally, with a new feature called Nearby, it's claimed.<p>Android Police has reported that Nearby …

Location Opt-in Rates Show Bright Future for iBeacon and Location-Targeted Messaging

Published on 5 Jun 2014<p>Location has long been mobile’s obvious advantage—it’s what makes mobile, mobile. iBeacon has re-invigorated location-based …

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iBeacon's Required Advertising Interval May Not Matter

Apple's Proximity Beacon Specification documents what it means for a Bluetooth Low Energy device to be an iBeacon. Within the specification there are …

Firmware update activating accelerometer & temperature sensors and improving beacon security

When we started shipping Estimote Beacons last summer, we wanted to make it super-easy for developers to get started with beacon technology, and …

Geofencing & iBeacons - The Death-Knell of the Roadside Billboard? - Press Release

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The roadside travelling billboard has historically been one of few ways a hotel, restaurant or gas station that …

Ubiquitous Computing and the In-Store Shopping Experience

Jonathan Morgan, Experience Director at Rosetta, unpacks "Ubiquitous Computing and the In-Store Shopping Experience" in his presentation to UXPA Cleveland.

Pebble - Turn It Up for the New Pebble Firmware + iOS App Updates (Release Notes)

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>Post has been revised to clarify new capabilities introduced in the Pebble iOS App, v 2.2 and adds notes for what’s new in v 2.2.1.</i><p>Team Pebble …