Physical Web in a nutshell

The Physical Web is Google’s new way to interact with connected objects. A "Physical Web" object emits a url that triggers an interaction through a Physical Web Browser. The Physical Web is the new QR Code, with two major advantages: the Physical Web url is smartly pushed to the user’s device. no…

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Essentials about iBeacon and Eddystone

iBeacon and Eddystone are the main protocols for beacons. Each one defines the format of the frames that beacons emit. the iBeacon frame iBeacon is a proprietary protocol developed by Apple. Format The iBeacon frame contains 3 IDs: a UUID: a beacon’s main ID. All of your beacons will have the same…

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The iBeacon Detection process, iOs and Android

What is a beacon region? A central notion when working with beacons is the beacon region A beacon region is a filter that allows developers to filter beacons based on: -their UUID -their UUID, Major -or their UUID, Major, Minor For example, if an application works with beacon regions by filtering on…

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What is a beacon and what to do with it

A beacon is small device that emits frames using a Bluetooth Low Energy protocol. A beacon can emit frames in various formats. Nowadays, the most popular protocol is iBeacon (Apple technology). However, there are several other protocols on the market, such as Eddystone, which is an open-source…

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