Why Employees Shouldn't Be Worried About Location Aware Apps

Amanda Darcey

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There is a great scene in Season 4 of Parks and Recreation when Ron Swanson learns about “cookies” and Aubrey Plaza’s character winds up showing him Google Earth (spoiler alert: he throws his computer in the trash). Most of us are more tech-savvy than Ron Swanson. We know that...

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Join Lighthouse.io at the BOMA 2016 International Conference

Amanda Darcey

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Lighthouse.io is excited to announce we will be hosting an education seminar on the benefits of location technology in CRE at the 2016 BOMA International Annual Conference and Expo. The discussion will focus on recent trends impacting property management, the role of location technology in addressing these challenges, and...

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New York City hotel worker safety regulations: once a cost, but with beacons a value-add?

Amanda Darcey

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In the New York City hotel industry, worker safety is not just a business priority, it’s enforced by the labor unions. Bluetooth beacons offer a cost-effective solution for pinpointing worker location, improving response rates and providing a value-add infrastructure. In 2012, the New York Hotel Trade Council negotiated a...

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How iBeacon can power up LinkedIn for networking

Amanda Darcey

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Back in February we told you about Lighthouse’s partnership with PauseFest, Australia’s premier technology conference. Using the Lighthouse-powered PauseFest app, we brought the beacon experience to festival attendees through contextual notifications and content based on their proximity to event locations and points of interest. One of our favorite...

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iBeacon, No App? Breaking down the options

Amanda Darcey

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When we speak to Enterprises about the possibilities of beacon technology, we hear 3 questions again and again: Do I need an app? How do I get opt-in? What about privacy? In this post, we are going to tackle that first one (but stay tuned for answers on the others!...

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