CATEGORY: Beacon – Proximity 101

Insights about beacons and proximity marketing, beacon use cases and inspirations for marketers and business owners


How retailers can leverage beacons to build an “Amazon Go” experience in their stores

How retailers can leverage beacons to build an “Amazon Go” experience in their stores

The retail giant Amazon opened a new convenience store to the public on Jan 22nd, 2018 – “Amazon Go”. The grab-and-go store enables a shopping experience like no other – including no checkout lines. This 1,800-square foot mini-market is packed with food and technology – computer vision, proximity sensors and an array of cameras. Watch […]

How beacon technology is reshaping election campaign marketing

How beacon technology is reshaping the election campaign marketing

Traditionally, campaign strategists have been courting electors by sending out advertisements on television, radio, magazine and newspapers. However, in the last few years, political advertisements have made a significant shift to a more targetable and data-driven option – digital. This emerging culture was vividly evident in the 2016 U.S, elections too. According to a report […]

How the armed forces are using beacon technology for recruitment

How the armed forces are using beacon technology for recruitment

Traditionally, military recruiters have attracted young men and women into armed force by sending out television and radio ads, promoting on social media, billboards, brochures and leaflets. The Department of Defense spends approximately $40 to $45 million annually on traditional advertising. Additionally, armed forces in Germany, Israel, Poland, UK, US and elsewhere, visit schools, including […]

How churches can use beacons for fundraising and evangelizing

How churches can use beacons for fundraising and evangelizing

According to the report provided by the Institute for Catholic Church Statistics in Poland for 2016, only 36.7 percent of all Catholics participated in the Sunday Eucharist. While many churches still function with the legacy channels of communication, i.e., announcements on the church bulletin and at the Sunday prayers; few churches have leapfrogged into the […]

Announcing StaffNearby: Workforce location tracking and attendance management using beacons

As we continue to add new features and expand the scope of what is possible for companies globally, we are excited to announce the Beaconstac Solutions Program that takes the power of the Beaconstac platform and expands it to other verticals that are seeing tremendous traction globally. The first of these announcements today is from […]