iBeacon is the trademark for indoor positioning system; which enables a smart device to perform actions when in close proximity to an iBeacon.
About this Solution:
iBeacon is the trademark for an indoor positioning system that Apple Inc. calls "a new class of low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify nearby iOS 7 or 8 devices of their presence." The technology enables a smart phone or other device to perform actions when in close proximity to an iBeacon. iBeacon uses Bluetooth low energy proximity sensing to transmit a universally unique identifier picked up by a compatible app or operating system.
Examples of where this Solution can be used,
- Contextual Proximity information
- indoor/in-shop navigation
- Fitness trackers
- Medical devices
- Store infrastructure
- Big data
Example : MLB APP (Picture from Google)
This Solution is most applicable for the following stages and categories:
- All development stages
- All project categories