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Two undoubtedly huge trends have been dominated our news roster this week- augmented reality, and the Internet of Things. It’s becoming ever more apparent that these two fields of technological development are going to shape how we live, work and think in the coming years. In augmented reality, MagicLeap’s imaginative

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Onyx Beacon, a provider of Apple’s iBeacon compatible technology has rolled out a business centric offering that can be deployed at scale, thus requiring better management and security features. Onyx Beacon claims to have received great feedback from mobile developers about their initial beacon offering which has led to the next

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The Big Data Analytics sprawl has permeated into the arts. This month, we reported on how beacon technology was being used to overhaul the library experience. Now, The Cleveland Museum of Art are similarly turning to mobile apps and iBeacons to create a more interactive customer experience, and gather vital information on

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Capira Technologies has launched iBeacon powered app for libraries which provide patrons with a more personalised experience. Beacon Integration allows libraries with CapiraMobile Apps to interact with their patrons using indoor micro location services over Bluetooth. iBeacons are currently used in many retail locations to interact with customers, but are

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U.S. department store Macy’s is fusing Apple’s iBeacon technology with Shopkick to identify shoppers’ locations and provide them with ads & vouchers on their smartphones or tablets, in a bid to boost sales. According to the Washington Post, Macy’s is deploying 4,000 sensors inside its 768 stores to make this

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Indulging the consumer eagerness for “tinier tech”, sensor-based analytics provider Estimote has just rolled out a super-slim version of their flagship wireless Bluetooth beacon. ‘Nearables’ are a frugal three millimeter-thick, with slightly shorter battery life and newer components encased in a flexible body, with an adhesive back; all with the

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