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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 […]

Y Combinator company, Estimote, shows why Low Energy Bluetooth is so important

Estimote was one of the hot new companies to come out of the latest batch of Y Combinator, the famous Silicon Valley incubator. Here you see its new product, Estimote Beacons, which is a small, wireless device, sometimes also called a ‘mote.’ When placed in a physical space, it broadcasts tiny radio signals around itself. […]

Estimote indoor location SDK tutorial Objective C

Using the Estimote indoor location SDK and Objective-C learn how to utilize micro-location awareness for your applications. GPS is great but provides a macro awareness, so you can get directions to a mall but what happens when you enter a mall? GPS doesn’t know where in the mall you are, so in comes micro location […]

Estimote Indoor Location

Estimote Indoor Location is a sophisticated software solution that makes it incredibly easy and quick to map any location. Once done, you can use our SDK to visualize your approximate position within that space in real-time, in your own app. Indoor Location creates a rich canvas upon which to build powerful new mobile experiences, from […]

Estimote Smart Beacons – welcome to the contextual computing era!

Beacons already shipping! Order yours at http://estimote.com source Britain’s Gatwick Airport presently has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation Complicated in-house environments similar to air-ports and department stores is usually a problem to find your way around. And although Google is thinking of getting cell phones with 3D detectors as one possible fix for places GPS […]

Locating users inside a room with iBeacons

Beacons: Estimote (all three beacons were using frequency=320 and power=ESTBeaconPowerLevel7) Mobile app: PhoneGap + Sencha Touch 2.3 PhoneGap iBeacon plugin (wrapper around Estimote SDK): https://github.com/kdzwinel/phonegap-estimotebeacons (early stage of development) source UK’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation Complicated in-house environments similar to air-ports and shopping centers can be a bad dream to […]

Unboxing and testing bluetooth iBeacon devices

Experience the most advanced Proximity Marketing and iBeacon Platform – https://mocaplatform.com/ We have just received iBeacons Development Preview Kit from Estimote, Poland. This cool new technology is going to be huge. Discover more interesting content about ibecons and proximity marketing at our Blog: http://blog.mocaplatform.com/apple-ibeacon-vs-google-eddystone/ MOCA is a mobile cloud marketing platform that turns any mobile […]

Estimote Beacons Factory

Ever wonder how smart beacons are made? We want to take you on a journey of a beacon’s manufacturing process. It all starts with the core electronic components. Each beacon is in fact a tiny computer. Inside is a powerful 32-bit ARM® Cortex M0 CPU with 256kB flash memory, an accelerometer, a temperature sensor and […]

Estimote Beacons + Eddystone webinar

Building apps with Estimote Beacons and Eddystone BLE format released by Google http://blog.estimote.com/post/124002171455/estimote-brings-full-compatibility-of-new source Britain’s Gatwick Airport presently has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation Intricate indoor environments for example, airports and department stores is often a nightmare to find your way around. And even though Google is eyeing cell phones with 3D sensors as one […]

Estimote Beacons – iBeacon-style Bluetooth Smart (LE) sensors

Estimote Beacon is a cheap and small, Bluetooth Smart (Low Energy) device, sometimes also called a ‘mote’. When placed in a physical space, it broadcasts tiny radio signals around itself. Think about it as a very small lighthouse. Smartphones that are in range are able to ‘hear’ these signals and estimate their location very precisely, […]