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!

TOP STORIES NOVEMBER 2016

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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Introducing the All New Beacongrid Dashboard

Oct 12, 2016 7:23:51 PM By newsletter Topics: Uncategorized

At BeaconGrid, we aim to provide real-time presence data to organizations.  Towards that end, we've completely rebuilt our dashboard with enhanced functionality....

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October's Top Beacon Stories

Oct 11, 2016 6:44:10 PM By Laura Topics: Uncategorized

October has brought us a steady stream of beacon updates. Check out the latest stories below!

BLINDSQUARE: AIDING THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED WITH BEACONS

The GPS-app BlindSquare and 200 iBeacons are coming to Wellington, New Zealand to help the visually impaired navigate the city. When users walk near a retail store, bus stop or street corner, the app may activate to give them information. Read More

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BeaconGrid Now Google Certified Beacon Partner

Oct 4, 2016 8:16:20 AM By Laura Topics: Uncategorized

BeaconGrid has earned Google certification for its beacon hardware. In plain English, this certificate means that Google engineers have tested and validated BeaconOutlet’s broadcast of core Eddystone signals.

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NO PEEKING - Our new BeaconOutlet app is almost here.

Oct 4, 2016 8:06:21 AM By Laura Topics: beaconoutlet · Uncategorized

BeaconGrid created BeaconOutlets to locate people and things indoors where GPS signal cannot reach. Our patented BeaconOutlet includes a cloud-based platform management and proximity data infrastructure so you can easily answer the who, what, and where inside your building. Now, we’re introducing a newly redesigned app as we continue to streamline your experience with BeaconOutlets.

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BeaconGrid @ Bluetooth World 2016

Mar 9, 2016 11:06:21 AM By newsletter Topics: Uncategorized

Happy to share that BeaconGrid will be exhibiting some of our technology at the upcoming Bluetooth World Event!

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