“What on earth is going on at Veteran’s Park?” As we drove by, I glanced over to see it teeming with people. Young people. All glued to their phones. While they may have looked like zombies, it dawned on me (as I’m sure it has you) that they were immersed in the game Pokémon GO.
Of all the exciting new technologies and applications the explosion of sensors and network-connected things has brought to us, one of the most intriguing has to be indoor locationing – detecting and tracking mobile devices and assets in buildings based on their wireless signals for purposes ranging from asset tracking and security to visitor wayfinding and targeted marketing.
The concept of indoor locationing, and the possibilities it presented, […]
Despite being a buzzword for a while now, beacons continue to bring excitement when they’re mentioned in conversation. Healthcare uses them to track inventory and assets, retail uses them to push notifications to potential buyers, and other industries inject them into their mobile strategy for additional purposes.
Unfortunately, beacons are failing to meet the expectations we have for them but not due to poor performance. These disappointments are […]