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, book a meeting room and opt-in to get iBeacon notifications. If they have a book on hold (which users can also do with the app), and that book is available, as soon as they walk into a building, an iBeacon will trigger a notification. It’s a personalized and highly useful way for libraries to use beacons to add value.

 

 

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