Disable Texting while driving With iBeacons

Disable Texting while driving With iBeacons Have you ever wanted to remove the temptation to text while driving? Using a Bleu Station Beacon in your car, you can disable the Message app on iOS whenever you are nearby the beacon, preventing you from sending or receiving texts. When you get out of the car, Messages…

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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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Enabling Macworld/iWorld with iBeacons

We were asked by IDG World Expo to help showcase iBeacons at the Macworld/iWorld 2014 expo that is going on this week in San Francisco. We make small USB powered beacons called Bleu Stations and have been involved in proximity on iOS for the last couple of years supporting geofencing and iBeacon technology with our…

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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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