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Apple iBeacon by gvlt – Tokyo Japan

“Recently, I have been researching techniques for indoor positioning, whereGPS does not work. Although it is not widely deployed yet, one technology that looks quite interesting is called “iBeacon”, an Apple-designed (and currentlyunofficially documented) profile of Bluetooth Low Energy.

An iBeacon uses a Bluetooth signal to broadcast an ID to any listening device (most likely a mobile phone).” read more