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41 Examples of Beacon Technology

From Public Accessibility Beacons to Beacon-Embedded Mannequins

— August 15, 2015 — Tech
These examples of beacon technology include innovative uses of the Apple-pioneered systems that span various industries. Often referred to as indoor GPS, iBeacon technology has the potential to revolutionize everything from enjoying a live sporting event to browsing at your local shopping center.

In terms of retail, several examples of beacon technology in this realm highlight the need for personalization in terms of in-store experience that could give brick-and-mortar an edge over online shopping. Whether it's beacon-embedded mannequins that offer detailed information on the items displayed or supermarkets powered by beacons that deliver customized offers, there are seemingly endless implications for retail.

Additionally, stadiums and airports with beacon technology have the ability to help individuals find their seats faster, as well as providing information regarding the location of certain services.
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Beacon-Fitted Basketball Arenas
Beacon-Fitted Basketball Arenas
Golden State Warriors' Stadium Has Beacon Technology
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Brooklyn Basketball Beacons
Brooklyn Basketball Beacons
The Brooklyn Nets Are Using Beacon Technology to Improve Fan Access
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Beacon-Equipped Football Stadiums
Beacon-Equipped Football Stadiums
The Miami Dolphins Are Embracing Stadium Beacon Technology
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Musical Safety Beacons
Musical Safety Beacons
'Safetify' Improves the Safety of Pedestrians Listening to Music
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Washroom-Locating Beacons
Washroom-Locating Beacons
Levi's Stadium's Beacons Help Fans Find Washrooms, Parking Spots & More
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Assistive Library Beacons
Assistive Library Beacons
Using Emerging Library Technology, This Florida Library Keeps Current
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Incentivized Fetch Machines
Incentivized Fetch Machines
GranataPet's Pet Snack Machine Rewards Pets After a Game of Ball
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Beacon-Embracing Stadiums
Beacon-Embracing Stadiums
AT&T Stadium is Using Beacons to Upgrade the Spectator Experience
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Visually Impaired Wearable Tech
Visually Impaired Wearable Tech
The Microsoft Headset Emits a 3D-Soundscape of Audio as a Guide
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Ballpark Beacons
Ballpark Beacons
These Major League Baseball Beacons Enhance the Ballpark Experience
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Concession Stand Order Apps
Concession Stand Order Apps
Qkr! by MasterCard is an App-Based Ordering and Payments Platform
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Battery-Less Beacons
Battery-Less Beacons
Ifinity's 'AirBeacons' Are Powered By Electromagnetic Waves
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Smart Home Beacons
Smart Home Beacons
Airfy is a Beacon Home System to Make Your Home More Intelligent
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Beacon Navigation Technology
Beacon Navigation Technology
Sightcompass is a Beacon Tool for the Visually Impaired
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Beacon-Integrated Store Displays
Beacon-Integrated Store Displays
Shelfbucks' Smart Display Enables Measurement of Promo Campaigns
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Pedestrian Safety Beacons
Pedestrian Safety Beacons
O2's 'Watch Out' Beacons Improve Crosswalk Safety
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Amusement Park Beacons
Amusement Park Beacons
Canvas' Crowd Management Beacons Aim to Reduce Theme Park Lines
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Mobile Payment Beacons
Mobile Payment Beacons
South Africa's SnapScan Service is Offered by Over 40 Merchants
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Water-Surging Broadcasting Devices
Water-Surging Broadcasting Devices
The Flood Beacon Uses the Internet to Warn Users of Danger
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Colorful Beacon Apps
Colorful Beacon Apps
The LookFor App Turns Phones into Colorful Light Sources to Find Friends
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Connected Transport Buses
Connected Transport Buses
The Smart Public Transport Buses Use iBeacon Technology
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Assistive Banking Apps
Assistive Banking Apps
The 'Barclays Access' Bank Technology Improves Accessibility for Customers
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Alcoholic Beacon Apps
Alcoholic Beacon Apps
Remy Martin's Futur Heritage App Delivers Specifically Crafted Cocktails
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Responsive City Fixtures
Responsive City Fixtures
Marshalls Envisions Smart Street Furniture with IoT to Aid the Disabled
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Blind-Assisting Subway Beacons
Blind-Assisting Subway Beacons
The wayfindr System Guides the Blind Through London's Subway System
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Automated Personal Beacons
Automated Personal Beacons
Signul is a Beacon System That Streamlines Daily Tasks
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Cab Credit Beacon Beams
Cab Credit Beacon Beams
This Taxi App Lets You Broadcast Your Referral Code to Those Around You
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Interactive Museum Beacons
Interactive Museum Beacons
The Guggenheim Musem is Testing Beacon Technology
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Data-Transmitting Mannequin Apps
Data-Transmitting Mannequin Apps
VMBeacon Allows Users to Find More Information About Products
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Open Source Beacons
Open Source Beacons
Google's Eddystone is an Open BLE Beacon Format That Can Communicate Privately
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Personalized Bank Beacons
Personalized Bank Beacons
St. George Bank Greets Customers Through Smartphones and Tablets
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Beacon Treasure Hunts
Beacon Treasure Hunts
Australia's Bendigo Marketplace Hosts Hi-Tech Family Scavenger Hunts
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Beacon-Enabled Airports
Beacon-Enabled Airports
Miami International Airport Has Integrated the Tech in a World's First
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Beacon Airport Assistance
Beacon Airport Assistance
British Airways Implements Beacon Technologies in Heathrow Airport
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URL-Sending Beacons
URL-Sending Beacons
The Blesh Physical Web Beacon Makes Smart Object Interaction Seamless
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Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
This Subway Navigation System Helps to Guide Blind Passengers
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Beacon Airport Navigation
Beacon Airport Navigation
The indoo.rs Indoor Navigation at SFO Helps Blind Travelers Get Around
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Shareable Air Travel Beacons
Shareable Air Travel Beacons
The Common-Use Beacon Registry Lets Airports Share Beacon Data
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Pharmacy Beacon Technology
Pharmacy Beacon Technology
The Duane Reade App Vastly Improves Customer's In-Store Experience
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Indoor Beacon Technology
Indoor Beacon Technology
The Estimote Indoor Location System Expands Its Beacon Services
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Ice Cream Social Apps
Ice Cream Social Apps
Magnum's M-Pulse App Locates Nearby Treats with Beacon Technology
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