Wearable Beacons for Events

Beacon technologies (small, digital “lighthouses” sending out signals that interact with mobile phone apps) are making headway for events. Companies such as DoubleDutch and Eventbase have been using this technology to automate event check-in, for networking, for wayfinding, location-aware polling, generating heat maps of crowd flow and a range of other tasks to improve the event experience for attendees.

More information: http://www.corbinball.com/article/36-mobile-and-wireless-technology/162-wearable-beacons-for-events

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