Tag Archives: Hangouts On Air

BLE, iBeacon, Eddystone and the Physical Web

This month we’re happy to have Beat Zenerino of BKON and Bitvana come talk about Bluetooth LE, iBeacons, Eddystone, and the Physical Web! First, he will introduce a high-level overview of the Bluetooth Smart protocol including services and characteristics. He will also go over how two devices discover each other and subsequently connect. With this […]

Using Bluetooth Beacons for Events

Using Bluetooth Beacons for Events source Britain’s Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for in-house navigation Sophisticated in-house environments similar to airports and department stores generally is a bad dream to find your way around. Even though Google is eyeing cell phones with 3D sensors as one possible solution for places GPS won’t precisely reach, […]

Physical Web and Nearby

** NOTE: We’ll use this Hangout on Air event ** Scott Jenson and I will be hosting a live Q&A and discussion regarding the recent launch of Nearby, a new Android feature surfacing apps and websites broadcast from BLE beacons. Nearby will support the Physical Web, and we’d love to answer any questions you might […]

Intersection of Digital Signage with NFC, BLE, and Beacons

The use of wireless sensor networks to leverage the now ubiquitous mobile device through localized communication is not new in digital signage, heck it’s been around for months!  Beacons, nearfield communication, and Bluetooth technology have enabled retailers and other companies the ability to deliver specialized content to users through their mobile devices This technology has […]

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 […]