Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders
from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit
is invite-only -- apply here
. Ticket prices increase
on April 3rd!
Heads up, iBeacon developers: Apple is gearing up to launch a new product that will utilize its location-aware iBeacon technology, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission — discovered by TUAW.
Apple’s iBeacon technology has recently made waves in the retail industry. The system enables apps to pin-point exactly where a user is located in relation to an iBeacon sensor, optimistically creating new opportunities for businesses to interact with customers in-store.
Third-party companies have long offered iBeacon-powered hardware, but Apple has yet to debut its own device. Now, according to the filing below, Apple-branded hardware is on the way, but as 9to5Mac points out, it’s not yet clear how the new hardware will be marketed.
The purpose of the device could vary greatly; it could serve as a replacement to the third-party sensors used in Apple stores since last December, it could be sold directly to retailers, or it could take the form of Apple’s first smart-home device.
More on iBeacon: Here’s what Apple’s iBeacon really is & why it’s going to change everything.
Apple designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes t... read more »
Powered by VBProfiles
VentureBeat’s VB Insight team is studying email marketing tools.
Chime in here, and we’ll share the results