Vivo showcases smartphone with fingerprint sensor under the display

Vivo, a China-based smartphone manufacturer, on June 28 displayed the customised XPlay 6 smartphone with Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint sensor embedded under the display at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017.

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Introducing Comarch beacon

Comarch beacon is a small sensor that broadcasts a continuous signal via BLE. The signal is used by a mobile device to provide to its owner the right data, at the right time, in the right place. That gives business a much deeper level of personalized interaction and leverages customer experience in limitless usage scenarios, regardless of the business profile.

Comarch beacon can perfectly serve in:
– Healthcare – to receive automatically patient’s data and check-in and checkout patients
– HoReCa – to attract customers to restaurants, hotels, and cafés
– Travel – to give passengers exclusive offers and information (e.g. time flight information) as well as navigate them through airport
– Trade – to improve customer’s shop experience
– Banking and finance – to identify clients and present them right offers

Benefits of Comarch beacon:
– Micro location
– Indoor navigation
– Contextual message
– Real-time navigation
– Personalized communication channel
– Well-targeted sales/adds/offers
– Enhanced customer’s experience

Whether you are a small or large company, Comarch Technologies is ready to help you to build proper business scenario and succeed with beacon technology implementation.

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London’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

Complex indoor environments like airports and department shops can be a headache to find your way around. And while Google is hunting mobile phones with 3D detectors as one possible fix for places GPS won’t precisely reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with lots of Bluetooth beacons – giving cell phone users located-locked pings to fix onto to find out where they’re.

The UK’s 2nd busiest airport, Gatwick airport, has went for the 2nd solution to power an indoor navigation system it’s launching as a section of a broader, multi-year transformation program.

It’s right now completed kitting out its two terminals with around 2 Thousand battery-powered beacons making sure that digital map users will get a more precise blue dot as they stroll around. The beacon system will also be utilized to power an augmented reality wayfinding tool – to make sure mobile users can be guided to a particular locations in the terminals through on-screen arrows. The beacon system is scheduled as supporting positioning with +/-3m precision.

Gatwick is looking to integrate indoor positioning into some of its applications, and says it’s in discussions with airlines to tap into it for their own applications and services – giving illustration of them the ability to send push notifications to remind passengers if they’re running late, or even settle on if they should wait or offload luggage so a plane can take off promptly.

Retailers and other third parties will also be able to use the system for proximity detection of potential buyers and push marketing messages – at a minimum to those who’ve opted in to receive them.

Gatwick says it will not be accumulating any personal data using the beacons but says “generic information on ‘people densities’ in different beacon zones” will be utilized to help improve airport operations – such as queue measurement, streamlining passenger flows and minimizing blockage.

The airport has worked with UK startup company Pointr on the system. As well as developing software and managing the system on an ongoing basis, Pointr offers an SDK with support for 3D AR wayfinding to enable third parties to tap into the functionality.

As per https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/25/gatwick-airport-now-has-2000-beacons-for-indoor-navigation/

RuuviTag | Open-Source Bluetooth Sensor Beacon

Now on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/463050344/ruuvitag-open-source-bluetooth-sensor-beacon

RuuviTag is an advanced sensor beacon platform designed to fulfill needs of developers, makers, hobbyists, students and even IoT companies and normal people.

The device can act as a standard Eddystone / iBeacon proximity beacon, but it has potential to be so much more. By having a way to measure temperature, humidity, air pressure and acceleration it’s possible to cover several use cases.

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Britain’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation

Complex in-house environments for instance, air-ports and department shops is often a nightmare to find your way around. Even though Google is eyeing handsets with 3D sensors as one possible fix for places GPS won’t precisely reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with quite a lot of Bluetooth beacons – giving mobile phone users located-locked pings to fix onto to grasp exactly where they are.

The UK’s 2nd busiest airport, Gatwick airport, has selected the 2nd solution to power an indoor navigation system it’s launching as part of a broader, multi-year transformation program.

It’s right now finished providing its two terminals with about 2,000 battery-powered beacons in order that digital map users will get a more accurate blue dot as they wander around. The beacon system will also be used to power an augmented reality wayfinding tool – guaranteeing that mobile users will be able to be guided to a particular locations within the terminals using on-screen arrows. The beacon system is planned as supporting positioning with +/-3m precision.

Gatwick is preparing to integrate indoor positioning into some of its applications, and says it’s in discussions with airlines to take advantage of it for their own applications and services – giving demonstration of them having the ability to send push notifications to warn travelers if they’re running late, or even consider if they should wait or offload luggage so a plane can take off punctually.

Retailers and other third parties will also be able to utilize the system for proximity detection of potential clients and push marketing messages – at least to those who’ve opted in to receive them.

Gatwick says it will not be acquiring any private data using the beacons but says “generic information on ‘people densities’ in different beacon zones” will be used to help improve airport operations – such as queue measurement, streamlining passenger flows and eliminating traffic jam.

The airport has worked with UK startup Pointr on the system. In addition to developing software and managing the system on an ongoing basis, Pointr is providing an SDK with support for 3D AR wayfinding for third parties to get into functionality.

Founded on https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/25/gatwick-airport-now-has-2000-beacons-for-indoor-navigation/