Case Studies

The town of Holywell launches BLE beacon trail app

The town of Holywell launches BLE beacon trail app

Launched in December 2017, 10 beacons across Holywell, Wales, can trigger information about nearby interesting sites. The beacons work with an app available for free on the Google Play or iTunes store. Users can follow a set trail to discover interesting tidbits on...

NASA’s Johnson Space Center bike tracking system with beacons

NASA’s Johnson Space Center bike tracking system with beacons

There are over 300 bikes at the NASA’s Johnson Space Center campus which are available for NASA personnel to use for free. The campus has about 3,000 employees, 12,00 contractors and many others trying to navigate the area. Thanks to Estimote's beacons, Raspberry...

TAPP Water uses beacons to help save plastic bottles

TAPP Water uses beacons to help save plastic bottles

Thanks to a new Barcelona based start-up called TAPP water, you can now get notifications thanks to a BLE beacon and an app that lets you know when their filters need to be changed based on water consumption. This BLE deployment comes in the second version of their...

Beacons at the Global Citizen Festival

Beacons at the Global Citizen Festival

At the Global Citizen Festival, held on The Great Lawn in New York’s Central Park, the roughly 60,000 attendees had access to the Global Citizen app. Over 7,000 actions were thanks to the app, design and strategy agency L+R and Onyx beacons. 18 beacons were placed in...

RedBull’s beacons for clubbing

RedBull’s beacons for clubbing

A very interesting use case from earlier this year comes from Red Bull and included Estimote's stickers on a designer bracelet for clubbing. At the two days of the Amsterdam Dance Event, they gave away 900 of these Bluetooth beacon stickers to guests. Guest's...

2000 Eddystone beacons at railway stations in India

2000 Eddystone beacons at railway stations in India

Google and Wi-Fi Provider Railtel had been using Beaconstac's platform at railway stations all across India. It is one of the world's largest railways, with 71,000 miles of track. When visitors were nearby the beacons at the stations, they would receive a silent...

Freeedrive’s beacons for safe driving

Freeedrive’s beacons for safe driving

A team based in Belgian has launched Freeedrive to discourage dangerous driving. Freeedrive is an app that they aim will help keep drivers safer, greener and make driving more cost-effective. They are using Accent Systems' iBKS 105 for something they call the...

Matchesfashion.com in-store beacons to link to customers online

Matchesfashion.com in-store beacons to link to customers online

Early next year at London's Mayfair, there will be a fashion Disneyland of sorts. While the new Matchesfashion.com store will not have fixed rails, shelves or cash desks, they will have private shopping suites, trunk shows, designer dinners, iPads with clothing...

Beacons at Formigine castle in Italy

Beacons at Formigine castle in Italy

After downloading the Artplace Museum app on either Android or Apple phones and turning Bluetooth on, visitors can check out the castle with a free virtual tour. There is an audio guide available plus different types of content and info about the 1000 years of history...

Eddystone URL beacons making bus stops smarter

Eddystone URL beacons making bus stops smarter

In Trieste, Italy, there have been some recent experiments with Bluetooth beacons at bus stops. A proximity marking project, when people are within 20 meters of the beacon they can receive notifications with useful location-relevant information. Currently, there are...

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