Eddystone is a beacon technology profile released by Google in July 2015. The open source, cross-platform software gives users location and proximity data via Bluetooth low-energy beacon format. –¬†Wikipedia

Though similar to the iBeacon released by Apple in 2013, Eddystone works on both Android and iOS, whereas iBeacon is limited to iOS platforms. A practical application of both softwares is that business owners can target potential customers based on the location of their smartphones in real time.

Leave a Reply

Internet is huge! Help us to find great IoT resources and products.

About

The ioTStash is a collection of all the best resources and products related to the Internet of Things.

Discover the Internet of Things and beyond.

Follow