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Cram session: Your get-up-to-speed guide on beacon technologies

In this free PDF download, you’ll get a top-level overview of beacon technology -- what it is, and how beacons use Bluetooth low energy (BLE) wireless links to communicate with mobile devices.

Companies are using beacons and other micro-location technologies to enhance the user experience and increase efficiencies. Beacon technology is just a couple of years old and is reaching the commercial mainstream. In the enterprise, there are several issues that must be addressed, such as management, security, energy usage and the applications that interact with beacons. 

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