How Beacons can Revolutionise Healthcare

  • Dave Sonotone

    I agree with the article, but you dont mention the major problems of ibeacons in many uncontrolled scenarios such as helthcare:

    Less than 1% of visitors meet the three requirements to be detected by iBeacons:

    1 having an app installed,

    2 device to be equipped with Bluetooth 4.0,

    3 Bluetooth be turned on.

    There are other technologies providing proximity marketing, alerts, etc… without using beacons.

    For example, Seeketing nodes are used in airports, shopping center or big retailers to provide analytics and messaging without using an App.

    People interested in ibeacons will like to read more:
    http://www.seeketing.com/corp/index.php/blog/57-seeketing-nodes-a-step-beyond-ibeacons