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5. Standards

Stephen Statler
San Diego, California, USA
The International Space Station relies on standards for its components to integrate. Image courtesy of NASA

Standards Overview

Fundamental to the explosive growth of the beacon market is the role of a number of key standards. Imagine where we would be without technology standards. Life would be harder for both developers and consumers. Developers would have to work in isolation, building out almost every component of their systems by themselves. These monolithic systems would be expensive to produce and would ...

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