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What is iBeacon?

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iBeacon is an app that is only accessible through Apple products that acts as a Bluetooth low energy wireless technology. This systems creates a different approach to provide location-based information as well as services to different Apple products operating on iOS.

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Once the app is installed on an iOS device, it will detect signals transmitted by the beacons, which the device responds to once an Apple iPhone or iOS product comes within the beacon's range. It can be used as an indoor mapping system as well as free advertising that may provide special offer alerts should the retailer have a beacon within range of the device.

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