BeaconGrid Blog

How Batteries Affect the True Costs of Beacon Deployment

Nov 17, 2016 11:08:24 AM By Laura Topics: Uncategorized

Beacons are projected to grow as a sector in the world of technology in the upcoming decade. They fill the need for accessing relevant information from the IoT when we navigate the physical world. They can provide location positioning services with more precision than GPS. Beacons can also protect privacy better than browser WiFi connectivity, because unlike websites that can collect many types of data without notifying us, beacon-integrated apps require users to give them specific permissions.

When deciding on beacon investment, there are several factors relating to cost that you should know.

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November's Top Beacon Stories

Nov 7, 2016 11:28:03 PM By Connie Topics: Uncategorized

Nothing better than to remind us of November than dusty dawns and dark trees. Enjoy these top beacon stories for the month of November!


Pilot Beacon Experiment to Launch in India

A pilot experiment to help disabled individuals navigate bus stops is scheduled to begin in mid-November in an Indian city. Beacons will be installed at a bus stop and on buses, and will communicate with the phones of visually impaired individuals to notify them of the approaching stop and oncoming buses. Read More.

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