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Japanese Hospital Tests BLE Beacons to Track Patient-Staff Interactions

The solution, provided by SATO Healthcare, is undergoing a proof-of-concept at Nagoya University Hospital to track not only the movements of staff members around its facility, but also the vital signs and locations of patients, in order to understand nurse responses to changes in a patient's status.

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Italian Quartz Mine Ensures Worker Safety via BLE

The solution, from BluEpyc, tracks the movements of beacon-carrying workers onto and off of the quarry site, to ensure they never enter the vicinity of scheduled explosions or remain at the site after hours.

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New Generation of Mobile IoT Is Changing Consumer Experiences

Startups with solutions that employ Bluetooth Low Energy, Eddystone and traditional Bluetooth will help consumers find their personal property, view product content without an app at stores, and share music from a phone with multiple speakers or devices.

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Beacon Technology Market Set to Surpass $25 Billion by 2024

According to new research from Global Market Insights, retailers are leveraging modern technologies to offer a personalized, digital and rich content-driven shopping experience to the customers at their stores.

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Bluetooth Beacons
    Published January 2017
    This guide, presented by Lighthouse.io, provides a comprehensive overview of beacon technology, along with information to help users better understand how beacons can benefit businesses and customers. The document discusses a mobile platform designed to locate, interact with and optimize workers and assets at shopping malls, train stations, corporate campuses, airports, hospitals and stadiums. (17 pages)
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