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Connecthings joins AustinCityUP to facilitate mobile location data on “Smart 2nd Street”

Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces, has joined AustinCityUP™ (ACUP) to provide integrated mobile communications, data management and SDK integration of partner apps within an open beacon network as part of the Smart 2nd Street Project. ACUP is a smart city consortium of companies, organizations, and individuals collaborating on […]

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Connecthings, SO Connect, partner for mobile engagement in retail, hospitality and small businesses

Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces (130,000+), today announced its partnership with SO Connect, the leading provider of social wifi (SO WIFI) among other services that bridge the gap between offline and online. SO Connect currently services over 20 000 clients and millions of users. Joining forces, Connecthings and […]

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Netclearance releases mBeaconSAM, the first commercially-available Bluetooth 5 payment beacon

Netclearance, providers of smart Bluetooth payment terminals, today unveils the world’s first commercially available Bluetooth 5 payment beacon. mBeaconSAM comes in a mini SIM-card sized smart card that fits into existing card reader terminals and will enable them for IoT payments transactions. The company says that the device brings three key benefits to merchants and […]

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Milano City bluetooth beacon network powered by Connecthings’

The City of Milano’s urban totems are now equipped with Connecthings’ Bluetooth beacons. These beacons are able to interact with all mobile applications (when the Bluetooth is activated on the smartphone) to send contextualized information. The mobile application “VisitMilano” is the first application powered by Connecthings’ Internet of Things platform to interact with the beacon […]

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p2p proximity is the trendiest word in the events industry

By Justina Kostinaite, Uepaa AG. It is no secret that proximity is one of the latest technological trends in the events industry. According to a Proxbook report, more than 50% of sports stadiums in North America have started leveraging the technology. Meanwhile, world leading exhibitions and conferences like CES, SXSW and Cannes Lions have started […]

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Live Beacon want to create the ‘World’s Simplest iBeacon’

London based startup, Live Beacon, say they have solved the problem tech companies all over the world have been wrestling with – how to create an iBeacon solution that ‘just works’. The company want us to imagine a device that you simply take out of the box, position, then update using the simple cloud portal […]

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