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...

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...

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...

A new game for students in Italy with iBeacons

A new game for students in Italy with iBeacons

An innovative application was developed to enrich education at Mirabilandia Park in Ravenna, Italy. An app built for iPads working with iBeacons was presented at a recent conference. It offers a treasure hunt to student groups who each can use an iPad to see the...

Beacons on buses in Luxembourg

Beacons on buses in Luxembourg

The VdL-app of the capital of Luxemburg has a new feature. Only available currently on the iOS version, it can send app users in the city push notifications when they are waiting for buses. The message will let them know about the buses going in that direction. This...

Port Clinton’s Library is using beacons

Port Clinton’s Library is using beacons

Their new app is available for Apple, Android and Amazon smartphones if you search for "Ida Rupp" in the stores. It replaces an old app with better software and features. Users can have their library card available on their phone, renew items, check library events,...

Ted Baker Brings Mannequins to Life With Beacon Technology

Ted Baker Brings Mannequins to Life With Beacon Technology

Ted Baker is a global fashion retailer. To improve its communication with customers, the brand opted for trial beacon technology in its store in Westfield London White City. The fashion brand opted to install beacons in the store's mannequins. Beacons in Ted Baker’s...

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