made headlines in January when it announced it had installed beacons
throughout its network of nearly 4,600 drug stores, wrestling away from Macy's the designation of largest retail beacon
deployment to date.
Redcar and Cleveland Council has confirmed it will be lighting the beacon
as a "Crown symbol" at 8.30pm tonight.
can either be traditional bonfires or gasfuelled braziers.
Severance, "Position estimation with moving beacons
in wireless sensor networks," in Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC '07), pp.
are useful in that they can help trigger an action, like noticing a customer is by a certain display, so a system can send that customer a coupon to incent him or her to purchase a product in that vicinity.
Other local beacons
were lit at Woodhorn Museum near Ashington; Ferryhill in Durham; Stockton on Tees; Hartlepool, and Barnard Castle.
With that in mind, beacons
may present an avenue for marketers to communicate their messages.
are wireless devices that use Bluetooth to broadcast to other Bluetooth objects around them.
said it has received FAA certification and approval for its new ELP-362D90 Underwater Locator Beacon
which features 90 days of continuous operation.
Bluvision said the acquisition supports growth of and further expands its existing beacon
management suite to a complete beacon
marketing and campaign management solution.
Many companies manufacture their beacons
to meet the Apple iBeacon standard which supports data sharing and communicating with an iBeacon app.
"Airports also need to carefully manage their radio space as beacons
, which are radio-emitting devices, are deployed.