Using Beacons For Home Automation with Indigo

Geohopper has two very useful features: it can easily set up and detect micro-location zones using bluetooth beacons, and it can call webhooks to connect with other services.  In this post I will look at how these two features come together to connect with a home automation app called Indigo. Indigo is an app that…

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A Better Beacon

Twocanoes Labs started selling beacons about a year ago, and we just announced our next generation beacon, Bleu Station Beacon Series 200. We have deployed tens of thousands of our Bleu Station Beacons Series 100 throughout retail, commercial and educational customers. From these deployments, we learned a lot, and we took what we learned when…

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iBeacons, Wayfinding, and Customer Experience: 5 ways BLE technology is changing Travel

Traveling using public or airline transport is often a stressful and confusing experience both for the average consumer and passengers with disabilities. iBeacons are the perfect technology to mediate the stress involved in both navigating transport systems and receiving updates for current departure or arrival times. Several major airline and rail networks are currently implementing…

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iBeacon enabling a native app

One of the cool ways that you can use iBeacons is to incorporate them into your native app so that a customer is engaged from the moment they enter your store. To demonstrate this, we created a sample app, released some sample code, created a tutorial, and even uploaded a video! Check them out at:…

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