Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying iBeacons, part of Programming the Internet of Things with iOS.
- Let's talk a little bit about applying iBeacons.…First of all, iOS devices can be iBeacons.…You can create an application that turns your iPod Touch,…for example, into a iBeacon.…If you're trying to prototype an iBeacon application,…and you don't have any iBeacon devices,…or you just want to be able to experiment with,…what does if feel like to get close or near…or immediate to a beacon, you can acquire some old iPhones,…at least anything as an iPhone 4S or later,…because there's probably lots of people out there…who have existing iPhones that are practically good…for maybe nothing more than that,…and you can turn them into iBeacons for testing.…
Where you're going to use iBeacons are in public spaces,…for example, museums, arenas, concert venues.…You might say, "Hey, you're near the T-shirt stand,"…if you're at the concert.…Or you might say, "You're very near the T-Rex.…"Would you like to know more information?"…if you're in a museum.…In commercial spaces, like retail stores and warehouses,…it might be something that says, "Hey,…
- Exploring the IoT universe
- Understanding sensors and effectors
- Connecting inputs and outputs
- Connecting to devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Using Apple iBeacon
- Creating your own things with programmable hardware
- Using IFTTT to program things
- Exploring trends in IoT
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Exploring Things
3. Connecting to Things
4. Using Apple iBeacon
5. Creating Things
6. Managing Your Things
7. The Future of IoT
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