Location-Based Technology

  • LBMA Report Finds Global Expansion of NFC Tech in 2017

    … technologies globally, there’s a renewed interest in near field communication (NFC), and Khan expects to see significant growth in the coming year. “The media tends to focus on the Bluetooth beacon deployments, while it is clear that WiFi and NFC are actually growing faster,” Khan says. “In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if we saw a decline in beacon…

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  • Report: Beacons a Slam Dunk for Sports, Recouping Over $1B in Ticket Sales

    … Perhaps the most remarkable things about proximity technology — and beacons in particular — is how rapidly the industry has grown in such a short time. Just this past January, Unacast, which operates a network of beacon and proximity data, revealed in its Q1 2016 Proxbook report a 52% growth in the number of beacons deployed by its members (all…

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