“IoT is not considered as a concept rather it is a network, which is true technology enabled networks of all networks.”
Bluetooth beacons are small chunks of hardware that use radio signals for sending an alert of having its presence. Simple Radio signals are been transmitted continuously, which are been picked up by smartphones via Low Energy Bluetooth. Certain actions can be triggered by smartphones using an app that is beacon compatible and also allows 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 smartphones, 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. The new world of connectivity possibilities is enabled by beacon technology and uncountable opportunities for the interacting activities between mobile devices and 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 the carrying of smartphones by employees on the work floor is increasing, consumer-level quality is expected in the enterprise. This technology and system near these beacon technologies allow you to get what actually they want.
During a completely 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 entering into the rooms and make it possible to customize according to their preferences.
Beacon technology helps in tracking low-cost assets. Machinery, library books, trolleys in supermarkets, power tools, medical equipment, and other assets can be traced with the help of beacon technology. It will help the employees in saving the time for which they spend 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 the 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 the proper direction. Also, beacon technology can be used for their users in providing feedback about the services provided to them.
Adding Beacon technology connectivity in your organizations increases more possibilities for bringing more productivity and value to the organizations.