Bluetooth Low Energy beacons

Bluetooth Low Energy beacons

A BLE beacon is a wireless device that periodically broadcasts a Bluetooth Low Energy advertising packet, that is received by a smartphone and used to determine the position relative to the beacon itself. This allows to provide "context-aware" information to the mobile user, opening up the possibility to connect the online (virtual) world with the offline (real) physical world.
BlueUp beacons are certified to support the two main BLE-beacon technologies on the market: iBeacon, launched by Apple in 2013, and Eddystone, launched by Google in 2015.

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