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iBeacon Technology at one of Europe’s Largest Festival Events

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  In this short video you can see how this large cultural event successfully used iBeacon technology to enhance visitor experience. 60+ beacons were placed around the 35 acre site, and the multilingual iPhone and iPad app was created using the Locly online publishing platform. Visitors to the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2014, used the app to view information that was relevant to what was nearby, such as activity schedules and competition results. They could also discover more information about exhibitors – from artists and performers to businesses and food…read more


Locly Beacon Publishing Platform: ‘WordPress for the Real World’

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60 Beacons at one of the World’s Largest Cultural Festivals We’re delighted to talk about our latest and very exciting iBeacon project that’s launching today. Over the past few weeks we’ve been working with the National Eisteddfod in Wales, one of the world’s largest cultural festivals, to develop a bilingual iPhone and iPad app for visitors to the event. For the app, Apple’s iBeacon technology has been used to deliver location-based news and information to the event’s 160,000 visitors over next week. Around 60 beacons have been placed around the…read more