“IoT is not considered as a concept rather it is a network, which is true technology enabled networks of all networks.”
Bluetooth beacons are the small chunks of hardware and uses radio signals for sending an alert of having it’s presence. Simple Radio signals are been transmitted continuously, which are been picked up by the smart phones via Low Energy Bluetooth. Certain actions can be triggered by the smart phones using a app which is beacon compatible and also allows the people, things and places to get connected easily and indirectly with the internet.
Because of the simple protocol, there is universal compatibility of beacons with the smart phones and for improving the user experience and productivity more established connections are used, which are considered to be the key element of the Internet of Things. More new world of connectivity possibilities are enabled by the beacon technology and uncountable opportunities for the interacting activities between the mobile devices and the hardware. Having a beacon network, allows the mobile device or platforms to get connected with the users.
Here are some of the areas where beacon technology is frequently used :
- Real estate
Beacon Technology in the enterprise
The possibilities of the beacon technology on the enterprise level are being amazed. As carrying smart phones by the employees on the work floor is increasing, as consumer level quality is being expected in the enterprise. This technology and system near these beacon technologies allows you to get what actually they want.
During a complete new day suddenly now the employees are able to connect with their enterprises. Taking up the easy example now badges are no more needed. The office door can be opened automatically through the beacon technology established at the office door. Due to the beacon technology which is being installed in the rooms can now be able to connect with the persons being entering into the rooms and making it possible to customize according to their preferences.
Beacon technology helps in tracking the low cost assets. Machinery, library books, trolleys in super market, power tools, medical equipments and other assets can be traced with the help of beacon technology. It will help the employees in saving their time for which they spend in looking for these items.
Beacon technology can be used to turn off the lights when the last employee leaves the office space. Beacon technology also helps the employees in reminding their tasks assigned to them which they have to complete during the day. Beacon technology can also be used in the parking of the offices helping them to provide guidance for parking their vehicle in proper direction. Also beacon technology can be used for their users in providing the feedback about the services provided to them.
Adding Beacon technology connectivity in your organizations increases more possibilities for bringing more productivity and values for the organizations.