There are several things that people need to know about iBeacon technology. First, it is using Bluetooth Low Energy which consumes low energy for smartphone. Second, Its range is 50-100 meters which is good for indoor using.
iBeacon itself has been spreading through retail stores. As a contextual mobile advertising, iBeacon helps stores increase their sales by engaging their customers. This has been proven by some retailers to enhance their sales in a month.
By using Bluetooth low energy, it is possible to deploy iBeacon in almost everywhere. Even in the airport. Called as a huge step of Internet of Things, iBeacon is adored by the two several things I previously explained. Which are the advantages of the technology itself.
Take a look on this video of iBeacon implementation at airport:
Cubeacon, with iBeacon technology, is suitable for every needs. It could be a contextual mobile advertising or even creating a smart airport.
From checking in via smartphone, you can tag your luggage to prevent it from lost, until viewing maps to see where your location is. Good thing is it works without internet connection. Only with Bluetooth, it will consume less power of your smartphone and save your battery.
Indoor location mapping from iBeacon technology will give you map of the area and see where you are. Since GPS is not working well indoor, iBeacon will replace it and help you find an exact position of technology. Flight schedule or any information of your flight will be sent directly to your phone, instead of barely hearing some information from airpot speaker.
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