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Simple REST API Calls with Swift

Pretty much every app these days consumes or creates content through an API. In this tutorial we’ll use Alamofire, a rich networking library, to …

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Building an iBeacon App

So you’ve decided you want to take the plunge into the pool of hyperlocality by adding iBeacons to your app. Here’s what you need to know:<p>Not all …

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Showrooming the iBeacon Way

Retailers struggle with showrooming: the use of mobile devices by consumers to quickly compare the price of a product in a store with its price …

How Beacons Could Make Your Restaurant Special

(And then I said yes, they do and gave you a handful of scenarios.)<p>And yes, to reiterate: beacons rely on apps to operate. You’ll ultimately have to …

Who Owns the Customer Experience in Retail?

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The Bar Has Been Raised for Indoor Location Retail Revenues

Ahead of the weekend, ABI Research issued a new report on indoor location technologies that continue to evolve at an incredibly rapid pace.<p>Driving …

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‘Creative’ New Resource for Location-Based Marketers

The just-launched GeoMarketing.com is going to be a great resource for marketers and agencies doing location-based campaigns. The site, funded by …

Kinvey adds Beacon support to its mobile app toolset

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Enterprise employees want mobile access to the universe, and Beacon technology helps with that by offering a minimally …

How Malls Are Getting on Board with Beacon Technology

Malls may be in the early stages of implementing the Bluetooth devices, but they're dreaming big.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>371<p>Malls may be in …

iBeacon Examples: Game On

There’s a lot going on in the world of Bluetooth LE technology – or iBeacon, if you buy into the way Apple has managed to blanket the term for an …

Toshiba Launches Bluetooth LE "Smart Signs"

Toshiba showed off some new technology at the recent SC Business Fair in Yokohama, Japan that uses Bluetooth LE beacons to create a personalized …

Coca-Cola signals beacon's hyper-targeting promise with interactive attraction guide

Coca-Cola is equipping its World of Coca-Cola attraction with beacons this summer that work with a new mobile application for unlocking …

GenieConnect introduces iBeacon-enabled audience response solution

18/05/2014 - GenieConnect<p>New presenter-driven polling and Q&A management capability eliminates the need for expensive custom hardware at corporate …

New Waitrose tech to include iBeacon and payment apps

The retailer is developing shopping and payment apps<p>Waitrose is putting new technology centre stage as it rolls out the next generation of its stores.<p>…

iBeacon Wearables (And Outdoor Beacons Too!)

Bluetooth LE beacons built into sunglasses are getting a lot of press this week.<p>At 9to5Mac they report on an upcoming crowd funding campaign being …

iBeacon and Cause Marketing

Brands and retailers will quickly look beyond the coupon or reward points as they begin to understand the possibilities of Bluetooth LE powered …

iBeacon and Bluetooth LE: Markers for the Digital Age

Beacons are just a pile of rocks…<p>Guest Post: Richard Grundy, CTO, Techdept<p>So you may well have heard that beacons (in their many formats) are the …

Staples exec: Mobile location potential lies in shopper services, not marketing | Retail Dive

NEW YORK – A Staples executive speaking at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2014 said the retailer sees a bigger opportunity with …

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iBeacon Could Be Apple's Secret Gaming Weapon, Developer Says

So secret, in fact, that even Apple might not realize it yet.<p>To date, very few games have figured out how to entertainingly integrate a player’s location. The best known exceptions are perhaps the StreetPass games on Nintendo’s 3DS and the mobile game Ingress, made by Google’s Niantic Labs.<p>But Dave …

So You've Installed an iBeacon System. Now Comes The Hard Part No One Is Talking About.

Those businesses that have effective app marketing strategies will be the ones set up for success.<p>Thanks in large part to Apple’s inclusion of iBeacon technology in its iOS 7 software, in-store beacon systems are poised to be the shiny new thing of brick-and-mortar retail in 2014.<p>In short, the …

3 Reasons Google Should Embrace the iBeacon

<b>Google</b> and its Android OS have long championed near field communication, or NFC, chips as a means for device-to-device communication. Google …

Britain’s David Cameron announces more funding for Internet of things research

The Internet of things — sensor-filled devices that connect to the web — is about to get more congested in the United Kingdom.<p>Today UK prime minister David Cameron announced that the government is making available £45 million in funding for research on the emerging field of technology, as well as a …

Why Aren’t People Freaking Out About iBeacon?

The new iOS 7.1, which Apple launched this week, contained massively improved iBeacon functionality.<p>Among these improvements is that Apple has cancelled an element of user permission. Once you’ve installed a store’s app — say, for example, Apple’s own Apple store app — that store can put messages …

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FORTUNE — Despite excitement from the business world, consumers aren’t keen on the latest innovations in retail advertising. A whole new category of technology has sprung up to serve “omnichannel” retailers, who combine online analytics with brick-and-mortar sales. They do that by connecting to a …

United Nations uses iBeacons to simulate a minefield & raise awareness at NY museum

We’ve been seeing more and more interesting implementations of iBeacons, Apple’s Bluetooth LE standard that opens up a ton of opportunities for location-based experiences as iOS devices communicate with the beacons around them. This, however, might be the most unique use of iBeacons we’ve seen yet: …

Programmer Debuts Exclusive, In-Restaurant Applebee’s Social Network

For those who love riblets but just can’t bear to eat them while dining at a table for one, there is now hope: WhatsApplebee’s is a free and …