Bluetooth for Automated Irrigation Systems

Bluetooth for Automated Irrigation Systems

Efficient water management is a growing concern for farmers living in arid or semi-arid environments. Using sensors to detect soil conditions removes sources of human error when it comes to the efficient and productive use of water resources. Bluetooth is a low cost...
Retail in the Post-Amazon Era

Retail in the Post-Amazon Era

Bringing Technology into Retail   Hundreds of department stores across North America have shut their doors for good with predictions of more than a quarter of shopping malls following suit in the next four years. Brand giants such as Sears, Toys ‘R’ Us,...
Five Industries Using Beacons

Five Industries Using Beacons

Beacons are no longer the new kid on the block. They’re an established method of bringing RTLS to businesses at any scale. Beacons met initial success in retail environments but have rapidly found use-cases in dozens of industries. Here are five industry...
iBeacon and Eddystone

iBeacon and Eddystone

Eddystone and iBeacon are protocols. A protocol is a language used to power physical hardware. In the same way that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are languages for radio communications, beacon protocols like Eddystone and iBeacon are the languages of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)....