Tag Archives: Team: Scalable Advocacy

Introducing Nearby: Physical proximity within and without apps – Google I/O 2016

Nearby brings awareness of close-by smartphones, devices, and beacons to your app, using a combination of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ultrasound. Deep dive into Nearby’s cross-platform, peer-to-peer API, as well as upcoming functionality for associating BLE beacons with on-device actions. We’ll discuss Android and iOS features for relevant, proximity-powered triggers, sharing, group formation, and more. Watch […]

Location and Proximity Superpowers: Eddystone + Google Beacon Platform – Google I/O 2016

Eddystone beacons mark important places or objects in a way that your phone understands. The Google beacon platform re-writes the traditional beacon app feature flow, making the humble beacon a versatile, remotely manageable, shareable piece of context infrastructure. Starting with Beacon Tools, a new Google app for managing beacons, we’ll dig into the Proximity Beacon […]