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RT @chr1sa: New railway track inspection @3DRobotics Spectre drone flying at @Autodesk #Real2015 conference yesterday. http://t.co/9TD5lLJ9Qf

Europe's 1st UAS Research Center Opens in Spain - Avionics

[Avionics Today March 27, 2014] The first research center for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) activities, ATLAS (Air Traffic Laboratory for …

Renault Concept Car Packs a Flying Drone in Its Roof

Renault's new concept car, the Kwid, is chock-full of futuristic ideas, including a flying quadrocopter drone that would launch from the car's …

CES 2014 to host iBeacon scavenger hunt w/ official mobile apps

Today, the Consumer Electronics Association announced that it will be using Apple’s new iBeacon technology to host a unique scavenger hunt of sorts at its International CES event scheduled for next week. Using the official CES mobile apps for iOS or Android, attendees will be able to collect badges …

iBeacons and Brands: 5 Approaches That Will Change Marketing

Bluetooth LE Will Power ROI-Driven Ways to Create Brand Engagement<p>iBeacon technology will give brands a new toolkit for 2014: a natural extension of …

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iBeacon with Micromapping can revolutionize retail

The technology predictions expert: Mark Anderson is well-known in the tech community for his SNS Global Report, which provides insight into industry …

inMarket Rolls Out iBeacons To 200 Safeway, Giant Eagle Grocery Stores To Reach Shoppers When It Matters

Today inMarket is beginning a huge rollout of iBeacons to grocery stores including Safeway and Giant Eagle locations in Seattle, San Francisco and Cleveland. The rollout will place the Bluetooth LE beacons at the entry of over 200 stores in the coming weeks and more after that.<p>Those iBeacons will …

BEACONS: What They Are, How They Work, And Why Apple's iBeacon Technology Is Ahead Of The Pack

To state the obvious: Modern, smartphone-toting humans spend most of their time indoors.<p>Beacons are a low-cost piece of hardware — small enough to attach to a wall or countertop — that use battery-friendly, low-energy Bluetooth connections to transmit messages or prompts directly to a smartphone or …

How iBeacons could change the world forever

By Matt McFarland<p>Matt McFarland<p>Bio Follow<p>Apps such as Google Maps and FourSquare have long used location data to try to improve the average person’s mobile experience. But that could be just the tip of the location iceberg as Bluetooth’s latest technology revolutionizes how people interact with …

Apple’s iBeacon Could Revolutionize Business and Marketing

As a business owner of any size operation, it’s essential to stay on top of the newest technology that could potentially benefit and improve your …

Coca-Cola mulls deployment of Apple's iBeacon at World Cup and beyond

By<p>Global beverage behemoth Coca-Cola is actively investigating a rollout of Apple's iBeacon technology as a part of its marketing campaign for the …

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Apple may come up with iBeacons Restaurant Ordering & Reservation System, Patent Reveals

<b>This Single Patent May Deliver A Huge Blow To A Dozen Startup Companies</b><p>On December 12, 2013, while most Americans were focusing on the winter …

Why Apple’s iBeacon Is Under-Hyped

Apple products are usually over-hyped. But there’s one that’s radically under-hyped: Apple’s iBeacon positioning system.<p>So I’m here to turn up the noise on this quiet revolution. You really need to know more about this, because it’s going to change everything.<p><b>What Is iBeacon?</b><p>iBeacon is often called …

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