New Articles on iBeacon and Eddystone Bluetooth Beacons

beaconzoneThere are many articles on iBeacons and Eddystone that obscure or confuse what beacons actually are due to over emphasis of the business benefits or description of proprietary server side CMS features.

I have recently written several new articles for The articles explain what beacons are, ways they can be used and pragmatic tips how to set them up based on past experience…

What are Beacons?
Ways to Use Beacons
iOS and Android Apps
Choosing UUID, Major, Minor and Eddystone-UID For Beacons
Choosing an Advertising Interval
Choosing the Transmitted Power
Determining Location Using Bluetooth Beacons

Also take a look at my recent article on this site on Bluetooth Beacons, iBeacons, Eddystone and IoT. You can also follow @TheBeaconZone on Twitter for the latest news on iBeacon and Eddystone.