Proximity

Actions triggered at a point of interest

Proximity-based applications automatically trigger actions when specific mobile devices are detected near a point of interest (POI).
How it can be used

Sample applications

  • A visitor at a museum automatically receives information about an exhibit when standing in front of it
  • Guests “check in” automatically when entering a hotel lobby, and are subsequently directed to their assigned rooms. No standing in line at the registry, and no wait
  • Hotel room doors automatically unlock as hotel guests approach them
  • Customers at a retail establishment receive coupons for promotional items as they enter the store
  • A restaurant’s concierge gets a screen popup of a VIP’s profile as that person approaches their desk
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Features

Indoors
Location provided as... Latitude, Longitude and Level
Location estimated... Server-side
Accuracy Best is about 2-3 meters (6-10 feet)
Average: 3-5 meters (10-15 feet)
Mobile app required? WiFi Tracker: No
Wearabouts Yes
Device battery use Minimal: only for communication with a server
Application integration Via SDK for iOS and Android
Via API for any platform
Hardware required WiFi Tracker: Nodes
Wearabouts: No
Indoors
Location provided as... Latitude, Longitude and Level
Location estimated... Server-side
Accuracy Best is about 2-3 meters (6-10 feet)
Average: 3-5 meters (10-15 feet)
Mobile app required? WiFi Tracker: No
Wearabouts Yes
Device battery use Minimal: only for communication with a server
Application integration Via SDK for iOS and Android
Via API for any platform
Hardware required WiFi Tracker: Nodes
Wearabouts: No