iBeacon 101 Infographic

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Whether you are thinking about using iBeacon in business, want to learn more about iBeacon, or have never heard of iBeacon, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this illustrative iBeacon Infographic that makes it easy for you to understand what iBeacon is and how it can be used in business. Feel free […]

Improved Support for iBeacon on iOS 7 and Android

Great news! Apple has released the 7.1.2 software update for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch. This update contains various bug fixes and security updates including: Improved iBeacon connectivity and stability. Fixed a bug with data transfer for some third party accessories, including barcode scanners. Corrected an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments. So […]

5 Things You Need to Know about HomeKit

One of the most significant announcements made by Apple at last week’s WWDC was the introduction of HomeKit, the new software framework available on iOS 8. It will essentially allow users to control multiple devices such as plugs, locks, and lights within their home. Although much of the detail is yet to be announced, HomeKit […]

WWDC 2014 and HomeKit

On June 2, 2014, Apple held its long awaited WWDC in San Francisco. Apple announced the new OS X Yosemite, iOS8, and the release of several new exciting API’s. But the one that was of particular interest to us is the new platform for smart-home accessories, HomeKit. HomeKit is an iOS framework that enables the […]

iBeacon with Passbook Demo App

This iBeacon and Passbook Demo video provides step-by-step instructions for how to use the GemTot iBeacon Demo App. It is for use by PassKit Partners. At the end of the demo, the audience will be able to: Describe the main benefits of iBeacon technology. Understand why the distance measured is not precise. Articulate how differentiated […]

3 things I hate about the iBeacon hype

Today’s guest post is from David Jones, Founder/CEO of StreetHawk. David is a serial internet company founder who previously started SurfControl Email Filter (now WebSENSE), ThreatMetrix and is a mentor with the acclaimed StartMate accelerator. You can follow him at @streethawkapp & @djinoz. iBeacon Inverted Value Pyramid iBeacon news is everywhere and changes in IOS […]

Enhance your Content Marketing Strategy with iBeacon

By now, we all know that publishing high quality content is king to acquiring more customers and driving more people to your company’s store or website. And yes, there are supposedly optimal times to post updates and information on social media in order to capture the attention of customers at an opportune time. But what […]

3 Things to Consider When Buying iBeacon Hardware

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iBeacon has been a hot topic lately and everyone is rushing to get their hands on their own set of beacons. We are so pleased to see many businesses, institutions, and agencies integrate iBeacon technology and deliver extraordinary customer experiences. But before your business decides on making bulk purchases of beacon hardware, there are a […]

Apple iOS 7.1 delivers major iBeacon enhancement

iBeacon Works Without Apps Running When Apple launched iOS7.1 on 10th March it came packed with a number of new enhancements. The most exciting one for us is the game-changing improvement to iBeacon. Now, an app will search for nearby beacons even if the app isn’t running. Why is this important? When iOS7 was launched, […]

Proximity Marketing with iBeacon Technology Webinar

Thank you to everyone who attended our iBeacon Webinar last week. For those who couldn’t attend the Webinar, we have put together a video of the Webinar for you to watch. We discussed best practices on proximity marketing with iBeacon, what your business should consider when purchasing iBeacon hardware, and much more. You can watch […]