Bluetooth Mesh To Power Smart Buildings & Asset Tracking

Patrick Carne

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We all recognize the name Bluetooth. It’s synonymous with wireless technology, and we take for granted how much easier it makes our lives. From smartphones to headphones and beyond, we rely on Bluetooth to free us from the legacy of wired technology. Today, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has become...

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6 ways to use BLE beacons for people and asset tracking

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

As Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon technologies evolve, we are seeing new and innovative ways to leverage their capability to track people and assets in the workplace. This article explores 6 unique ways that these technologies can be used to work with a number of constraints that arise in different...

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Lighthouse.io Raises $1.25M To Disrupt Labor Based Industries With IoT

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

In 2015 we set out on a mission to disrupt labor intensive industries through the delivery of an intelligent, location-aware software platform. Advances in smartphones and IoT sensors created an opportunity to completely change how businesses manage their workforce and assets. Over the past two years that idea has grown...

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The New Lighthouse.io Employee Mobile App Has Arrived

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

After countless hours of hard work by the Lighthouse.io team we're incredibly excited to launch our new location aware mobile app. We believe the app sets the benchmark for enterprise mobile apps and is on par with some of the best consumer apps in the market. Put simply, we...

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Indoor location technologies compared

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

Two years ago we founded Lighthouse because we found businesses were hamstrung by manual processes and context unaware solutions. Whether the end goal is customer engagement, improved productivity or risk mitigation, businesses need accurate indoor location information. And they need that information to be accessible and cost effective. Location technologies...

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Lighthouse has officially launched!

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

After countesses hours of hard work by the Lighthouse team we’re proud to say that we’ve officially ditched the beta tag and have launched our commercial product. We’re incredibly thankful to our beta customers who have provided invaluable feedback and have helped shape the product that we’...

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Inside an Estimote Beacon

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

We have been testing out a few different beacons lately, and were keen to see what the insides of an Estimate Beacon looked like. If you want to return your Estimote beacon back to its original state I do not recommend doing this, however we pried one open with a...

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Improving hospitals using Apple's iBeacon & BLE technology

Patrick Carne

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One application for beacon technology that hasn’t seen a lot of coverage but offers great potential is for hospitals and emergency services. With the gradual uptake of new technology to replace legacy systems (e.g. patient charts, staff communication, medical software on smart phones/tablets etc.), hospitals are ripe...

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Bluetooth LE Beacons are set to change the future of retail

Patrick Carne

Patrick Carne /

When Apple and Google get behind a new technology innovation it’s almost certain to make it to the mainstream masses. And that’s exactly what’s happened with Bluetooth low energy beacons (BLE). These small in-store transmitters really are set to change the future of retail in Australia and...

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