iBeacon Tutorial for iOS 7 by DevFright

Can You Spot the iBeacon Hype?

While developers have time to play with the code ahead of the public launch of new versions of Apple software, there’s usually still a delay before we have a good set of tutorials on new features of Apple iOS. When it comes to the iBeacon framework, the delay is exacerbated in part by it being […]

iBeacon for Raspberry Pi Offered by Radius Networks

Radius iBeacon with Pi!

Radius Networks, which provides proximity marketing and other services to businesses, is making a Bluetooth LE developer kit available built on the Raspberry Pi computing platform. The announcement falls on the heels of others who are making kits available for developers (including COIN’s Arduino-based kit) who either don’t want to stand in line for commercially-available […]

Disappearing Payments On the Internet of Things

UberReciept

On the Internet of Things the world is the Web. Sensors do their sensing, objects talk to you (or your phone, or your glasses) and to each other. But if a can of soup can (theoretically) know you’re buying it, then why do mobile payments feel like they’re stuck with a ‘last mile’ problem not […]

Arduino-Based Bluetooth LE Development Kit With iBeacons Potential

Arduino Mini Pro and BLE board

San Francisco start-up COIN recently announced the launch of a Bluetooth LE Arduino developer kit for all you geeks out there who would prefer to hack your own hardware than get in line for Estimote or other beacons. While not yet launched, the kits will start shipping in December. The goal of the kits is […]