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Beacon Configuration – Gimbal

Beacon Configuration After getting the beacons delivered, beacons must be configured with appropriate settings based on the required specification. We cannot directly apply a setting to a Gimbal Beacon but we need to follow certain steps for this purpose. I thought this is a good idea to list them here. Activating Gimbal Beacons When you… Continue reading »

Beacon Hardware Decisions

Beacon Hardware Decision Beacon provides us the ability to create applications which are location aware, context aware and personalized. This is the data which cannot be faked. Beacons come in different shapes and sizes. Since they all need to be based on iBeacon specification, it seems that we can be provider agnostic here. Had this… Continue reading »

Bluetooth Smart Beacon Specifications

Why Different Beacon Specifications? Apple released iBeacon with iOS 7. iOS is a very big segment of smart phone users but there is a big market for android and other OSes as well. As apple made it difficult for the iBeacon manufacturers for providing SDKs for Android, they came up with alternate specifications as a… Continue reading »