How Retail Stores can integrate Beacons with POS systems to boost sales


Mobile proximity payments are gaining a lot of traction lately. According to a mobile proximity payments report by eMarketer, the US alone is projected to witness a growth of 201% in the total value of mobile payment transactions this year. TrendForce, a Taiwan-based analyst firm, states in a report that 2016 will see a 37.8% […]

Mobile Payment Showdown: Android Pay vs Apple Pay vs Beacons


According to a recent research by TrendForce, a Taiwan-based analyst firm, 2016 will see a a 37.8% year-on-year growth in mobile payments, which means consumers all over the world are predicted to spend a total of US $620 Billion in 2016 as compared to $450 Billion in 2015. The research also predicts that total mobile […]

How Apple Watch is Fast Emerging as the New face of Mobile Commerce


Apple made its first leap into the ‘wearable technology’ market by announcing Apple Watch at the iPhone 6 launch event on 9 September 2014. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO recently soothed the anticipation by revealing that Apple Watch will arrive on the shelves in April 2015. Being a device that’s to be worn on a user’s […]

Best of Beacons this Week: India’s first Beacon app Hack Day and more


We are back with another issue of ‘Best of Beacons this Week’. Our roundup covers an array of topics including India’s first ever Beacon app Hack Day, Apple Pay loyalty program being rumoured to be launched in time for Christmas, how ambient services are poised for a comeback and more. So sit back, sip a […]

Everything You Need to Know about Apple’s Big Event this Year


Image Source: venturebeat.com Last tuesday, Apple kicked off its big event at the Flint Center for Performing Arts, by unveiling a trifecta of new products, which include two shiny new large-screen devices, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, the long-anticipated Apple Watch, an advanced touchscreen wearable and a new mobile payment initiative named […]