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Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Yuri Brigance
Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene...
Google Jumps into BLE Beacon Development in a Big Way
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Google is rolling a new set of features and services to help developers build apps using beacon technology. This includes a new open format for Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacons to communicate with devices, a way for developers to add this data to apps and to Google services, as well as a way to manage a fleet of beacons efficiently.Google calls this new and open frame...
How Apple Indoor Maps and Positioning Caters High Visitor Volume Facilities
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
One thing you can depend on, Apple is going to pack all kinds of goodies into its technology that offer the potential to transform the functionality of these devices and transform how you communicate with your customers. A case in point is Apple’s Indoor Positioning functionality, which Apple has updated for iOS 8 to provide facility owners with indoor latitude, longitu...