Beacons in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Jen Looper, Developer Advocate, Progress

Jen Looper, Developer Advocate, Progress

Have you ever walked through a store and noticed your mobile phone lighting up with tempting suggestions to try on those shoes that just happen to be on sale? Surprise, you just got pinged by a beacon! Beacons are becoming increasingly mainstream along with the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Beacons are small devices that detect fine-tuned proximity within any beacon-enabled device, and they’re helping to make IoT applications work together harmoniously in the ecosystem of smart things. While the retail space has proven

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