Beacon 101

Ok, but what is a beacon then? http://www.beaconsandwich.com/what-is-ibeacon.html Non-technical people will imagine beacons as a small battery-powered device sticked onto a wall or place. Technical people will say it’s a small Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) device that broadcasts a small amount of data every second or so. At a hardware level, beacons are BLE devices broadcasting data using Apple’s “iBeacon” protocol. At software level, beacons are messages sent by broadcasting…

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