Browsing Google Chrome And The Physical Web

April 19, 2017 by Charles Regula

Guest Post: Doug Thompson, Fidgets Chrome 57 has launched, and with it in-browser support for the Physical Web. Now, when a user goes to conduct a …

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What Digital Signage Could Learn From Lyft’s New Beacons And Dashboard Signs

November 15, 2016 by Dave Haynes

I was reading a piece this morning about how the ride-hailing service Lyft, Uber’s main rival in the US and Canada, was going to …

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Estimote Puts Digital Signage System On A BLE Beacon

September 17, 2016 by Dave Haynes

Bluetooth beacons have been turned into interactive digital signage players by one of the largest manufacturers of the high buzz factor radio transmitters. The Polish …

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Beacon Deployments In Retail Grew 20% In Last Quarter; 1M More Expected In US Stores In 2017

April 21, 2016 by Dave Haynes

I’ve had some interesting conversations with senior people lately about the shiny object nature of emerging technology, and how the latest one – beacons …

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What Is Beacon Technology And Why It’s Here To Stay

March 2, 2016 by Jon Sproule

Guest Post: Milla Tomova & Nadia Terzieva, 2point0 Concepts You’ve probably heard about Bluetooth beacon technology, and wonder what it’s all about. Simply put, …

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Taggalo Mashes Up Beacons, WiFi And Video Analytics To Tell Retailers What Shoppers Are Up To

November 2, 2015 by Dave Haynes

The Italian/UK start-up Taggalo has launched a new gadget and service it says blends three technologies to provide retailers and brands richer insights about …

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Chromebox Digital Signage Players Will Soon Double As Bluetooth Beacons

October 6, 2015 by Dave Haynes

There’s been lots of chatter about the interplay of digital signage and Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons, so it’s interesting to read that signage networks …

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What Eddystone, Google’s Take On Beacons, Means For Digital Signage And Digital OOH

July 16, 2015 by Dave Haynes

I am traveling, so little to no time to read or write – or dig into new tech that has just emerged. So when …

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Visix Adds Client-Branded Smartphone App And Beacons For Wayfinding

June 2, 2015 by Dave Haynes

Atlanta-based Visix has added an interesting new element to its product offer aimed at corporate facilities and campuses – a brand-able wayfinding app for smartphones …

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Indoor Positioning Using Nothing But LED Lighting

May 22, 2015 by Dave Haynes

This is cool. The lighting division of the tech multinational Philips is testing new technology that enables highly accurate, anonymous indoor location and navigation …

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Wayfinding: Big Directory Or Little Screen?

May 12, 2015 by Dave Haynes

I sometimes wonder about the long-term prospects for companies that do touchscreen wayfinding directories but limit the solution to those big screens. To me, …

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UPDATED: Google’s New Chrome Release Lowers Hurdle For Beacons Adaptation

April 20, 2015 by Dave Haynes

UPDATE: Since this post went up I have had some people poke around and let me know the enthusiasm for this development may be …

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