Beacon FAQs: What you need to know

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What is a Beacon? Beacons are low-cost, low-powered transmitters equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE (also called Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth Smart) that can be used to deliver proximity-based, context-aware messages. What is an iBeacon? The terms iBeacon and beacon are often used interchangeably. The main difference is that iBeacon is not a physical […]

BLE Beacon Guide: Beacon Manager app, range, battery life, barriers and more

Beacon FAQs-Everything you need to know

What is a Beacon? Beacons are low-cost, low-powered transmitters equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE (also called Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth Smart) that can be used to deliver proximity-based, context-aware messages. A beacon transmits signals which allow another device to determine its proximity to the broadcaster. In a store, a beacon lets a customer’s […]