Join Lighhthouse.io at CoreNet Global Summit 2016

Michael Carne

Michael Carne /

We are excited to announce that Lighthouse.io will be attending CoreNet Global Summit 2016. With the recent update of our flagship facilities management solution - we are looking forward to meeting with facility managers interested in learning about how location technology can transform the delivery of facility services. Lighthouse....

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iBeacon, No App? Breaking down the options

Amanda Darcey

Amanda Darcey /

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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Get ready for iBeacon powered ads and content on the Apple Watch

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

They’re coming. Apple Watch hasn’t even launched yet, but advertisers are already preparing to launch iBeacon powered ads and content for it. Today, Marsh Supermarkets in the US has revealed that it has installed beacons in all of its 75 stores and will trigger in store smart watch...

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Bluetooth 4.2 takes iBeacon and the IoT to the next level

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Bluetooth just got a lot smarter which is great news for the future of iBeacon and the Internet of Things (IoT). Announced earlier this week, Bluetooth 4.2 offers improved privacy protection and lower power consumption. It’s also a lot faster and more reliable syncing data 2.5x faster...

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iBeacon: Monitoring multiple beacons in the background with iOS

Will McClellan

Will McClellan /

Implementing beacons is a tricky business, but the technology itself is pretty simple: A beacon emits a Bluetooth Smart signal including its UUID, Major & Minor properties Bluetooth enabled devices listen for these signals via a native application and then detect nearby beacons whose UUIDs have been pre-programmed to listen...

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Introducing the Lighthouse iBeacon Demo App

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Want to run an iBeacon demonstration but don’t have an app? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. We’ve just released a simple tool that will help you demonstrate beacons in action. All you need is a Lighthouse account, the Lighthouse iOS or Android app and a...

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Apple to launch iBeacon hardware

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

A recently discovered FFC filing reveals that Apple may be about to launch its own iBeacon hardware. The document was spotted by Securifi and appears to confirm that Apple is testing its own hardware solution for its iBeacon technology. Many commentators in the space (including us) speculated that Apple would...

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iOS 8 introduces app suggestions based on your location

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

We were pretty excited when we found out that iOS 8 is introducing app suggestions based on a persons exact location. With over 1.2 million apps in the iTunes App Store alone, getting your app found and downloaded is becoming more and more challenging. Enter Apple’s location-based app...

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