technology

What is iBeacon technology?

iBeacon is the name of an Apple trademarked technology for an indoor positioning system that runs on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), also known as Bluetooth Smart. Apple calls this technology a new class of low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify nearby devices of their presence. They can also be used by the Android operating system as well. The technology enables an iOS device or other hardware to send push notifications to iOS devices in close proximity.

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Features

BeaconStream platform helps you deliver the content, offers and information consumers want; when and where it matters to them

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    Latest
  • simple
    Simple
  • secure
    Secure
  • scaleble
    Scalable
  • global
    Global
  • privacy
    Privacy
  • DIY
    DIY
  • payues
    Pay-per-use

App-at-a-glance

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Use Cases

  • airport

    Airports

  • hospital

    Hospitals

  • cruise

    Cruises

  • coffeeshop

    Coffee shops

  • hotel

    Hotels

  • museum

    Museums

  • corporate

    Corporate offices

  • restaurant

    Restaurants

  • retail

    Retail stores

  • school

    Schools

  • staduim

    Stadiums

  • transport

    Transportation services

Content Types

  • welcome

    Welcome messages

  • video

    Videos and Images

  • coupon

    Coupons

  • offers

    Offers

  • inforamtion

    Information

  • notifiaction

    In-store notifications

  • rewards

    Rewards

  • target

    Targeted ads

Best Practices

The BeaconStream’s overall goal is to make every consumer’s mobile device a virtual sales person for every business and industry on the planet. It is obvious that a technology like this will be exponentially beneficial to even the smallest mom-and-pop shop but in order to effectively use BeaconStream to its fullest potential just follow these practices.

  • strategy

    Place beacons strategically
    Strategically place your beacons by prioritizing business items, goods and services focusing on high foot traffic areas.

  • upsell

    Up-sell successfully
    Attach digital information and data to an item which enables users to know and choose their product better thus eliminating the pushy sales pitch.

  • crossPromote

    Cross promote
    Provide relevant offers with smart marketing. A beacon placed in men’s suits department promotes relevant accessories like belts, tie cufflinks etc.

  • broaden

    Broaden your brand
    BeaconStream gives businesses the control and capability to share their unique brand personality with their potential customers, without an intermediary.

  • protectPrivacy

    Protect privacy
    BeaconStream sends relevant data and offers in subtle and user specific manner. This allows the stores to market their product without forcing the user.

  • humanerror

    Eliminate human-error
    Avoid loss and misinterpretation of offers by sending them digitally by beacon rather than though sales person. This also reduces manpower and training cost.