Eddystone vs Physical Web vs iBeacon: Why Eddystone will Rule the Beacon Space

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Proximity technologies and solutions have been attracting the attention of marketers, businesses and investors alike for the past few years and this interest has only been growing. This enthusiasm in the proximity market can be attributed to the pace at which the industry has been growing. Today, there are a wide range of proximity solutions […]

Best of Beacons this Week: University of Texas launches a beacon app and more

  We are back with this week’s best of beacons post. In this feature, we will cover some interesting news and updates, right from the news of the University of Texas launching a beacon-enabled app to an exciting post on how airports are leveraging iBeacon technology for better perks. So, sit back and check out […]

Ebook: Retail 2016 – Proximity Marketing with Beacons

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Proximity Marketing, the granular form of location-based advertising, is now becoming the prevalent medium of communication between a brand and a consumer since it is contextually relevant, timely, beneficial, and personal. It comes as no surprise that the proximity marketing industry is growing by leaps and bounds every day. According to Q2 2016 Proxbook report […]

[Webinar Slides] Google Nearby: How it will impact your Business

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Launched by the search giant 2 months back at Google I/O 2016, Nearby Notifications is on its way to taking the world by storm. A number of brands across various verticals, right from Airside Mobile, an innovative mobile travel app, to Entertainment One, a media distribution company, have already leveraged Google Nearby to offer enhanced […]

[Webinar] Google Nearby: How it will impact your Business

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Going by the recent updates that were announced at the Google I/O event, 2016 will go down in history as the year when beacons left the world in awe of how contextual notifications can help enhance a user’s daily life in ways he/she never imagined. By allowing places around a user, including museums and drug […]

Bluetooth 5: How it will impact IoT, Beacons and more

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Currently used in 8.2 billion devices around the world, right from smartphones and laptops to beacons and cars, Bluetooth has become one of those unsung heroes that has helped us get through our daily lives. This is set to grow rapidly in the coming years as the Internet of Things phenomenon kicks off. Cisco has […]

Google’s Eddystone vs Apple’s iBeacon: Who is winning in the Beacon Space in 2016?

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It goes without saying that a lot has happened in the beacon space since the launch of iBeacon at WWDC 2013.  With more and more marketers including beacons as a critical part of their digital marketing budgets, proximity has now turned into a serious business. These tiny devices have moved beyond retail and are currently […]

Best of Beacons this Week: Why Location was a Dominant Theme at this year’s Google I/O and more

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How is Google taking Apple head-on in the proximity marketing space? What are the innovative ways in which brands are leveraging beacons to boost business? How do beacons along with Wi-Fi and GPS allow brands to target consumers effectively? Our latest beacon roundup aims to answer all the above questions, plus a bit more. Dig […]

Eddystone Beacons at Events: 5 Campaign Ideas that Every Event can use

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Events today, be it sporting events, music festivals or tech conferences, heavily rely on technology to offer enhanced experiences in order to not only drive event attendance but also popularity and event success. Among the gamut of technologies available, a key focus area is mobile. In fact, according to CrowdCompass, 86% of planners will have […]

Best of Beacons this Week: Citibank commits to beacons, and more

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We are back with this week’s best of beacons post. In this feature, we cover some interesting news and updates from how Citibank leveraged beacons to enable easy ATM access to an interesting post on how businesses can choose the best beacon protocol (between iBeacon and Eddystone) for their proximity marketing campaigns. So, sit back […]