Since 2013, beacon tech started to make noise when Apple first introduced iBeacon tech. Slow at first. Now, it’s become the best thing yet. This year, BI Intelligence start reporting that Beacons would be driving $44 billion in retail sales by the year 2016, up from $4 billion this year. In the last month came big news that the two global giants Apple and IBM have joined forces on a variety of new apps incorporating analytics and iBeacons. In just the last week, the website Ad Age made a report on the looming restart of retail by digital technology. Another computer company, as the physical and digital worlds come together in corporate stores. Sounds like exactly the right time for a quick snatch on beacon technology. After all,there have been a lot of hype around beacons, they have been necessarily under looked.

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