Beacons


Transmit RF signals, usually Bluetooth Low Power (BLE), RFID or Wi Fi, to provide push information, location based services, or product information.

 

 

Beacons transmit in 4 ranges:

  • - Immediate=inches
  • - Near=3 to 8 feet
  • - Far=30 to 90 feet
  • - Long Range=100 feet to half a mile

New developments in power and chip technology promise to increase the range.

 

Graphic: Estimote

 

 

 

Graphic: Kontakto

 



Archives

Use Cases

Apple iBeacons

Use Case

Everything Eddystone

Use Case

Library

NYC Master Class - "Beacons and Geolocation” by Verve Mobile

Library

Google Beacons

Library

iBeacons and the Internet of Things

Library

Bluetooth Beacons Part 2

Library

Bluetooth Beacons Part 1

Library

iBeacon Wars: A guide to iBeacon solutions

Library

iBeacons

Library

What & How

How Beacons Work in Stadiums

What & How