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19. Augmenting Beacons with Cellular Network Technologies

Stephen Statler
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San Diego, California, USA
 
Mario Proietti, Founder and CEO, LocationSmart
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Some Limitations of Beacons

Some of the key attributes that make beacons powerful in identifying that a target user’s device is present at a specific location also lead to some limitations. Some of these attributes and limitations include :
  • Short range (a target user must be in close proximity to a beacon to be detected)
  • Deployment is venue-by-venue (proliferation will take time)
  • Disparity of solutions across venues ...

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