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BEACON. A signal erected as a sea mark for the use of mariners; also, to give warning of the approach of an enemy. 1 Com. Dig. 259; 5 Com. Dig. 173.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Poised to reach over US$18.3 Billion by the year 2025, iBeacon will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.
Bluetooth low-energy beacons (initially introduced by Apple and called iBeacons) are wallet-sized, battery-operated devices that get placed on interior or exterior surfaces and emit their location.
Users need to be aware of the potential to be tracked from ultrasonic beacons such as Google's Nearby service and Apple's iBeacon.
Newport-based GCell, a world leader in the design and manufacture of solar cells, has been working with the Academy's students on its iBeacon product - a device designed to broadcast Bluetooth signals that a smartphone can read and understand.
Barneys is the first luxury retailer to launch iBeacon technology as a way to share rich multi-media content like videos, look books and designer interviews to inform and entertain the customer.
Plus, Shoutem's platform works seamlessly with iBeacon, a beacon technology created by Apple that works with both iOS and Android phones.
Store associates are armed with Apple Watch devices and tablets and can engage with loyalty members who enter the store with a phone that activates iBeacon technologies, which, in turn, notify store reps.
Digital technologies have enabled a diverse range of banking innovations, which include identification methods utilizing biometrics, near field communication (NFC) systems allowing contactless payment systems, other technologies such as PayPal's Beacon and Apple's iBeacon, which operate on user proximity based Bluetooth connections.
Such basic in-building promotion is only one of the ways the Mount Pleasant Public Library (MPPL; mountpleasant library.org) is using iBeacon technology.
Implementation of Latest Technologies like iBeacon, Hardware Integration, Cross Platform Apps, Game Development, Latest Android App Development, iPhone App Development, Windows App Development, etc
14(b) and 14(c), some error positioning points are calculated based on WiFi and ibeacon system, which shown by yellow and red circle.
Se destaca entre la busqueda de noticias que la empresa Apple no implementa la tecnologia NFC en sus dispositivos moviles, sino que ha desarrollado iBeacon como sustituto a ella; por esto se presentan tambien algunas de las noticas encontradas referentes a dicha tecnologia.