Learn about Beacons …

This is a recent project based on „Platinchen“ using them as an BLE proximity (i)beacon, also in comination with an
e-paper like display to interact with an gateway (Raspberry Pi) displaying data on the tag … a proximity name tag was born – first in the market. In picture: top blueIOT with display/sensor shield, down blueIOT core as tiny (i)beacons

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External links about (i)Beacons:

Getting started (Apple) – PDF (external)

Good write up how to get an exact position calculated based on triangulation using 3 beacons – link (external)

piBeacon – DIY beacon with a Raspberry Pi – link (external)