With major players such as Google and Apple kickstarting beacon-based apps in 2020, this year might be the technology comeback for several use-cases ranging from contact tracing, remote ordering, and even to help with indoor navigation.
Read this blog post to read about the latest beacon technology updates.
Published on: September 24, 2020
Covid-19 has profoundly changed life as we know it, making it difficult for businesses of all sizes to operate normally. Most are feeling a massive pinch as people experience apprehension about leaving their homes. We simply don’t know what our world will look like when this pandemic has passed. In fact, we don’t have any […]
Published on: September 17, 2020
Digital wayfinding with beacons can significantly enhance a patient’s hospital visit and ease their burden with intuitive and straightforward navigation. Beacons for wayfinding in hospitals make it easier for patients and visitors to navigate through the hospital maze. Given the fact that a majority of visitors today are on their smartphones, beacon wayfinding ensures people don’t get lost within the hospital.
Published on: July 30, 2020
The current global pandemic is significantly affecting retail. Physical stores are suffering the most due to lockdowns and movement restrictions. As a business owner, you now have to think proactively about your store and its marketing strategies. One of these strategies is the usage of proximity marketing. Various technologies determine the location of a device. […]
Published on: July 2, 2020
Beacons have come a long way ever since they were introduced by Apple in 2013 as iBeacon. Beacons have evolved from being used as marketing gimmicks to now focused purely on customer engagement. Seven years after its inception, beacons have found its niche in engaging with customers with a location-relevant experience. Today, beacon technology […]
Published on: November 6, 2019
Marketers are flocking towards mobile app development for their companies. We can mainly attribute this to the exceptional popularity of mobile apps among millennials considering that 21% of millennials open an app more than 50 times in a day. With mobile apps expecting to generate a revenue of around $189 billion by 2020 through the […]
Published on: May 9, 2019
Proximity Marketing market is expected to be worth $52.46 billion by 2022 as businesses pay more attention to giving consumers experiential choices. While proximity marketing through beacons can be achieved by a hardware agnostic app like NearBee that allows consumers to check out all the offers in their neighborhood, we quickly understood there was a […]
Published on: February 6, 2019
Back in 2014, Jim Sluzewski, SVP, Macy’s said, “We are taking cues from our customers and beacon technology is helping us do that”. Four years later, the beacon use cases have multiplied by several folds. Like every technology graph, beacon technology has also aligned itself to the Gartner’s hype cycle. According to this cycle, every […]
Published on: December 13, 2018
With Google Nearby Notifications on Android shutting down on December 6, 2018, it would be prudent to find an alternative that works just as well as Nearby and perhaps even better. If you have a fleet of beacons and are looking to continue running proximity marketing campaigns for your business or your clients, make […]
Published on: December 6, 2018
Proximity marketing or location-based marketing has taken several forms over the years – flyers, sign spinning, and OOH advertising. But, proximity marketing with beacons has become and will continue to be the most popular, cost-efficient way to send out proximity marketing campaigns. By 2020, 400 million beacons are expected to be deployed. Simply put, a […]
Published on: December 6, 2018