Category Archives: BLE beacon

Indoor GPS demo – powered by angular, pouchdb and ble beacons…

Techs used: – AngularJS – PouchDB – Google MDL – HTML5 canvas source UK’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Intricate indoor environments for instance, airports and shopping malls can be a headache to find your way around. Although Google is hunting cell phones with 3D sensors as one probable solution for […]

Using Nearby with Beacons (100 days of Google Dev)

Marc Wandschneider walks through the steps necessary to use the Nearby Messages API with beacons. Nearby Messages is a new API that enables your device to react to nearby objects and micro-locations such as bus stops, train platforms, or even indoor locations such as exhibits in a museum. BLE beacons — such as those that […]

Next Big Thing – Beacons: What they’ll do for retail

http://cnet.co/1syCytN ​Brian Cooley discusses retail beacons and how retailers and customers plan to use the Bluetooth devices in stores. source UK’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Complex indoor environments including air-ports and departmental stores is usually a bad dream to find your way around. Although Google is thinking of getting handsets […]

Home Automation using BLE Beacons and Happy Bubbles

Happy Bubbles Store – http://geni.us/S4PMXAv Happy Bubbles RP3 Install Page – http://geni.us/pNyfN Happy Bubbles 3D Printed Enclosure – http://geni.us/v6EjDbf My Home Assistant Configuration – http://geni.us/bruh3haconfig XY Find It Beacons – http://geni.us/tj1p1Xf (what I use with the Happy Bubbles) TILE Beacons – http://geni.us/qrlR (not compatible with Happy Bubbles) Yo, BLE beacons go by lots of names […]