Category Archives: BLE beacon

The Beacons for Good Experiment

Learn more about the experiment and find out how you can use beacons for good if you’re a business: http://kntk.io/bfgbiz source London’s Gatwick Airport presently has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Complex indoor environments, for example, airports and shopping malls are often a problem to find your way around. Although Google is hunting cell phones […]

Bluetooth Low Energy

Bluetooth Low Energy is an incredibly exciting technology with the promise of unlocking a myriad of use cases. This session will focus on new Bluetooth Low Energy features, including improved scanning and newly added support for peripheral mode, in Android. source London’s Gatwick Airport presently has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation Sophisticated in-house environments such […]

PayPal Announces Beacon Hardware | Disrupt SF 2013

PayPal’s Hill Ferguson debuts a new way to eliminate friction from the discount and payment process with the upcoming PayPal Beacon. When thinking through problem, PayPal played with geo-location leveraging GPS and Wi-Fi for iOS and Android. These technologies are what powers Square’s hands free payment system ‘Pay with Square. But they found that it […]

Eddystone beacons: Everything you need to know

Apart from all the excitement around Eddystone, there has also been a fair amount of confusion about how its introduction will affect businesses’ ongoing beacon projects. This webinar talks about all such concerns and answers FAQs on Eddystone. Download this e-book on ‘how to set up your beacon pilot’ to learn everything about setting up […]

Kontakt.io Beacon Pro & Card Beacon

source UK’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation Complex in-house environments including air-ports and department shops is often a bad dream to find your way around. And even though Google is hunting handsets with 3D sensors as one prospective fix for places GPS won’t correctly reach, another approach is to kit out […]

MCS: 68. Working with Android Beacons

Beacons provide Android apps the opportunity to detect when a mobile user is in proximity and provide them additional services and messages. In this video for anyone just starting out with Android, we look at building a vanilla Android app to support Beacons (using the 3rd party Android Beacon Library). If you are a seasoned […]

(1/2) Intro to Bluetooth low energy and BLE development with Nordic Semiconductor

Bluetooth low energy introduction and BLE development with Nordic Semiconductor. Part 1/2: Introduction to Bluetooth low energy (BLE) An application oriented introduction to Bluetooth Low Energy. NB! Please enter all comments or questions in the Nordic Devzone’s Tutorial section: https://devzone.nordicsemi.com/tutorials/37/ source UK’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Sophisticated indoor environments including […]

Estimote Sticker Beacons – Introducing Nearables

Estimote Beacons and Stickers are small wireless sensors that you can attach to any location or object. They broadcast tiny radio signals which your smartphone can receive and interpret, unlocking micro-location and contextual awareness. With the Estimote SDK, apps on your smartphone are able to understand their proximity to nearby locations and objects, recognizing their […]

What Is Beacon Technology

source London’s Gatwick Airport presently has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Sophisticated indoor environments like air-ports and shopping centers generally is a problem to find your way around. Even though Google is seeking cell phones with 3D sensors as one possible solution for places GPS won’t correctly reach, another approach is to kit out an […]