Learn about the different ways of dynamically managing multiple beacons.
- [Instructor] In the second chapter of this course,…we turned our iOS device into a beacon,…giving it the ability to broadcast an iBeacon profile…that we were then able to detect with our app.…In a real world application, we would have…multiple beacons to have to monitor and range,…so implementing a solution that can detect and monitor…an ever-changing amount of beacons…can take a little bit of work.…How the beacon data gets into the device is a challenge.…In the second chapter, we hardcoded…the UUID for the device beacon.…
While most beacon manufacturers give you…the ability to update the UUID to a value that you decide,…hardcoding beacon data like this can be very fixed…and would essentially require an app update…each time you wanted to modify the beacon data…that you're seeking to monitor.…This isn't really an efficient solution for our needs.…In many instances, you'll wanna use a web server…to house all of your beacon data.…While we won't go into the details of how this would work,…this is a general flow of how this…
- What is iBeacon?
- Turning your iOS device into a beacon
- Discovering device locations
- Monitoring for iBeacons
- Responding to beacon discovery
- Creating a beacon-based app
Skill Level Intermediate
Programming the Internet of Things with iOSwith Michael Lehman2h 49m Intermediate
Programming iOS 9 and GamePlayKitwith Tammy Coron1h 32m Intermediate
Developing for the Apple iCloud API with iOSwith Todd Perkins1h 18m Intermediate
1. Introduction to iBeacons
2. iBeacons with iOS Devices
3. Create a Beacon-Based App
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