Beacon Technologies: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the by Stephen Statler,Anke Audenaert,John Coombs,Theresa Mary

By Stephen Statler,Anke Audenaert,John Coombs,Theresa Mary Gordon,Phil Hendrix,Kris Kolodziej,Patrick Leddy,Ben Parker,Mario Proietti,Ray Rotolo,Kjartan Slette,Jarno Vanto,David Young

Learn the major standards—iBeacon, Eddystone, Bluetooth 4.0, and AltBeacon—and how they paintings with different proximity applied sciences. Then construct your realizing of the proximity framework and the way to spot and install the easiest options to your personal enterprise, institutional, or consulting needs.

Proximity technology—in specific, Bluetooth beacons—is a huge resource of commercial chance, and this e-book offers every thing you must understand to architect an answer to capitalize on that opportunity.

What you are going to Learn

  • Understand the disruptive implications of digital–physical convergence and the hot purposes it makes possible
  • Review the most important criteria that strategies builders have to comprehend to capitalize at the company chance of proximity technology
  • Discover the recent phenomenon of beacon networks, as a way to be highly major in riding strategic judgements and growing wealth
  • See different applied sciences within the proximity surroundings catalyzed through and complementary to Bluetooth beacons, together with visible mild conversation, magnetic resonance, and RFID
  • Examine the Beacosystem framework for reading the proximity ecosystem

Who This e-book Is For

Solutions architects of all types—venture capitalists, founders, CEOs, strategists, product managers, CTOs, enterprise builders, and programmers

Stephen Statler is a author, public speaker, and advisor operating within the beacon environment. He trains and advises outlets, venue proprietors, VCs, in addition to makers of beacon software program and undefined, and is a notion chief within the beacosystem group. formerly he was once the Senior Director for method and strategies administration at Qualcomm's Retail options department, supporting to incubate Gimbal, one of many top Bluetooth beacons out there. he's additionally the CEO of reason dependent ideas, creators of supply the switch, democratizing philanthropy, allowing non-profit supporters to donate the swap from charity branded debit playing cards, and developer of the nice visitor program.

Contributors:

Anke Audenaert, CEO, Favrit

John Coombs, CEO, Rover Labs

Theresa Mary Gordon, Co-Founder, tapGOconnect

Phil Hendrix, Director, immr

Kris Kolodziej, President, IndoorLBS

Patrick Leddy, CEO, Pulsate

Ben Parker, vice chairman enterprise improvement, AccelerateIT

Mario Proietti, CEO, situation Smart

Ray Rotolo, SVP OOH, Gimbal

Kjartan Slette, COO, Unacast

Jarno Vanto, associate, Borenius lawyers LLP

David younger, leader Engineer, Radius Networks

Foreword by way of Asif Khan, President LBMA

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