Beacons

Use Bluetooth to make environments more informative, engaging and safer.

Beacons are a hugely popular implementation of Bluetooth technology. They have numerous use cases from proactive retail engagement offering customers real time contextual experiences, to indoor asset tracking and personal location devices. There are a variety of beaconing formats, but all use Bluetooth Low Energy to make environments more informationally rich, engaging and safer.

Today beacons are in use in retail stores, airports and hospitals and many more places. They look set for adoption all around us in work, leisure and infrastructure as their uses are multiple and varied.

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Key application requirements

Outstanding energy efficiency, Cost-effective, Reduced feature-set Bluetooth SoCs, Bluetooth 5 2Mbps, Advertising extensions, Small solution footprint, Upgradable device firmware

Location beacons | Nearables

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