Bluetooth Beacons

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BLE Beacons

How do I add iBeacon information to my pass?

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What is the format of a UUID?

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Why aren't iBeacon messages or notifications appearing on my phone?

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I have more questions relating to Bluetooth Beacons.

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Will people without the pass installed on their phone receive the alerts?

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What are Beacons?

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What is iBeacon?

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How does the Eddystone-URL work? Do you need an app?

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Is iBeacon Appleā€™s own hardware beacon?

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What is BLE technology?

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What is Eddystone?

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What are the differences between Eddystone and iBeacon?

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How do bluetooth beacons work?

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Where can a bluetooth beacon be used?

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How do iBeacon and BLE technology work together?

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What kind of battery does the bluetooth beacon use?

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Do other frequencies interrupt the signal of the bluetooth beacon?

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How are beacons different from GPS & NFC? Are beacons better than GPS for geo-location?

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Can Beacons work without Bluetooth turned on?

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How long does the bluetooth beacon battery last?

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Do beacons send data to phones?

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Do beacons work with any phone?

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Should an app be always running for beacons to work?

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How can I use beacons in my business?

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Where are beacons being implemented?

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What is Physical Web?

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Eddystone Beacons and iOS

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How close to a Beacon do I need to be for my smartphone to receive the broadcast?

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I work in a library that has an extensive art collection. I would like to use beacons to highlight the artwork that someone is walking past. Could we use Bluetooth Beacons for this purpose and what would it entail for programming?

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