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Topic: iBeacons

PassMarket beats Apple to the punch with iBeacon-based mobile payments

01/13/2014, 09:01 pm

By leveraging Apple's iBeacon microlocation technology, iMobile3's new PassMarket Beacon Edition will allow customers at participating retailers to check out without swiping a credit card or handing over cash.

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US grocery chains rolling Apple's iBeacon tech out to dozens of stores

01/06/2014, 05:01 pm

Starting Monday, dozens of grocery stores in three major cities across the U.S. saw the rollout of Apple's iBeacon technology, allowing customers to receive location-specific data, such as relevant coupons, while they shop.

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Apple's iBeacon tech to be highlighted in CES scavenger hunt

01/02/2014, 06:01 pm

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday announced it will be holding a special iBeacon-based scavenger hunt during the 2014 International CES expo, introducing attendees and exhibitors to Apple's new location-aware technology.

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Apple begins using iBeacons at all its 254 US retail stores

12/06/2013, 08:12 am

Apple on Friday will launch its iBeacon wireless short-range technology at all 254 retail stores the company owns across the U.S., helping customers to shop for new items, or pick up an order they've already placed.

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Startup pushes Newsstand publication samples to iOS devices through Apple's iBeacons

12/04/2013, 08:12 am

Publishers can now promote their magazine apps for iOS by making them available to view for free at specific locations, thanks to a new use for Apple's wireless iBeacon technology created by a digital publishing startup company.

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Macy's begins pilot test of Apple's iBeacon in flagship New York, San Francisco stores

11/20/2013, 01:11 pm

One of America's oldest retailers is among the first to deploy Apple's iBeacons as Macy's has begun a pilot program with the state-of-the-art Bluetooth-based microlocation system.

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MLB stadiums to deploy Apple's iBeacons for fan convenience, interactivity

09/27/2013, 09:09 am

In a bid to make the ballpark experience more engaging for fans, Major League Baseball plans to roll out Apple's new iBeacons technology to deliver targeted information and offers based on a fan's location within the park, according to a new report.

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New Apple TV 'tap-to-setup' may be first public deployment of iBeacons

09/25/2013, 05:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday detailed a new process for configuring a third generation Apple TV by tapping it with an iOS 7 device, a procedure that may be the first public deployment of the company's new iBeacons communications standard.

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