Building Location Awareness with iBeacons
Manny de la Torriente
This chapter introduces iBeacon technology and will show you how to use the Core Location framework to interact with beacons. You’ll learn how to establish a region around an object, determine when a region has been entered or exited, and estimate your proximity to a beacon. You’ll also learn how to configure your iOS device to act as an iBeacon transmitter.
Introduction to iBeacons
Apple standardized the iBeacon technology, which introduces a class of low-cost transmitters that utilize Bluetooth Low Energy (LE). A device with iBeacon technology is used to establish a region that allows an iOS device to determine when it has entered or exited the region and to estimate ...