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Tag: iBeacons

WiFi or beacons for location based services?

Location based services are now the norm. From sat navs to google maps on our phone, we all understand that our devices can communicate with satellites or other location technology to try to pinpoint where we are stood. There are options available to brands and venues who want to take advantage of what Location Based…

5 WiFi buzz topics from WBA’s Global Congress

Our VP Americas, Anne Lakstigala, recently attended the World Broadband Alliance Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Francisco. Anne was on a panel, hosted by Adlane Fellah, and discussing ‘Innovative Services over WiFi’. Here we take a look at the 5 big talking points and share our views on those hot topics. 1) Monetizing WiFi Advertising is the obvious choice to…

Apple randomise MAC addresses with iOS 8 … or did they?

Some big news from Apple recently was the announcement that with iOS 8 they would be randomizing MAC addresses of devices when scanning for WiFi. We were all expecting this change as part of the iOS 8 release. HOWEVER Early testing by Purple WiFi and others has revealed that random MAC addresses are only generated…

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