Experiential Beacon

Consumers use iBeacon to more thoroughly experience travel destinations

Implications - iBeacon has many navigational capabilities, but that's not the only way the location-based technology has revolutionized the travel industry. Consumers are now using Beacon to enhance the experience of visiting new locations, revealing an underlying desire to interact with cultural attractions in a hands-on way.
SCORE: 5.4
Mild Top 5 Examples: 7,099 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Oct 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechWorldMobileLifestyleTravel
Beacon-Guided City Walks - Amsterdam's Beacon Mile Directs Tourists to Points of Interest
SCORE: 7.3
Hot 1,665 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Beacon-Guided City Walks
Amsterdam's Beacon Mile Directs Tourists to Points of Interest
Amsterdam’s Beacon Mile is the world’s first beacon-guided city walk designed to inform tourists during their exploration of the city. Designed to serve as an open and public test... [More]
Experiential Tour Apps - Detour Lets You Explore Cities with Story-Based Location-Aware Audio Walks
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 1,678 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 15
Experiential Tour Apps
Detour Lets You Explore Cities with Story-Based Location-Aware Audio Walks
This GPS and beacon-enabled app allows you to take location-aware audio walks. Developed by Andrew Mason, the Detour app offers a new way to experience the world by providing audio guided tours that... [More]
Influential Museum Apps - MOCAK's Interactive Museum Experience Uses iBeacons for Discovery
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 2,229 Clicks Pub: Mar 26, 15
Influential Museum Apps
MOCAK's Interactive Museum Experience Uses iBeacons for Discovery
Although the typical museum experience may not be thought of as high-tech, Poland’s MOCAK (Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow) is aiming to change this. Thanks to an app and the integration... [More]
Beacon-Based Photo Apps - The Droppie App Uses Beacon Technology to Share Images Based on Location
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 1,427 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 15
Beacon-Based Photo Apps
The Droppie App Uses Beacon Technology to Share Images Based on Location
Droppie is an ingenious app that aims to use beacon technology to create a social photo app that rivals Instagram and Facebook. The newly developed Droppie app is a project of Marek Sandor and... [More]
Supercomputer City Apps - British Columbia's 'My Surrey' is a City Guide App Powered by IBM Watson
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 100 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Supercomputer City Apps
British Columbia's 'My Surrey' is a City Guide App Powered by IBM Watson
‘My Surrey’ is more than just a handy city guide app for both residents and visitors to British Columbia. Like many apps of its kind, My Surrey is capable of highlighting places of... [More]