By 2020, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon shipment will exceed 400 million units with revenues expected to break the US $1 billion mark, contributing to the growing Internet of Things and marking out Beacon Technology’s role in this space. With the recent introduction of Google’s Eddystone, improvements to batteries and many other factors influencing the landscape, Mubaloo has addressed some of the most important advancements in the technology in this white paper.
This paper serves as an update to our original technical paper created in 2014. In addition to focusing on beacon specifications, this paper will explore:
- Power options
- Beacon management
- Content management
- Beacon types
With beacons being deployed in an increasing number of scenarios, from field force asset management, tourism, mobility assistance, retail and leisure; it is clear the technology is becoming more widely influential across sectors. Read this paper to gain more insight into the inner workings of the technology and considerations for deployment.