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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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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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Netclearance’s new beacon to enable mobile payments

Netclearance, the smart beacon technology provider, has launched its latest beacon: the mBeaconVend. Its mobile-agnostic beacon technology allows vending machines to accept payments direct from a smart phone mobile wallet. “The vending machine industry has been slow to capitalize on the growing cashless economy in the US, with the vast majority of machines still relying […]

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Heineken Live App uses iBeacons to give Kiwis the chance to unlock their city

Kiwis will be the first in the world to use an innovative new app that encourages people to get out and unlock their city – and be rewarded for it. Heineken has launched Heineken LIVE, the first app of its kind in New Zealand to surprise users with exclusive offers, rewards and experiences sent straight […]

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