Google puts the spotlight on their iBeacon rival
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Google has revealed their answer to Apple's iBeacons, and as expected the company has built an open alternative compatible with both Android and iOS. The full solution consists of three new key elements; a beacon standard, tools and APIs, and a service for managing and monitoring large beacon deployments.
The cornerstone of Google's beacon solution is the company's new standard...