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Memorial to an Eruption & Eldheimar Audio Guide Podcast Episodes Released

By |July 18th, 2018|

It’s not every day you get to hike up a volcano. But, if you’re Hannah Hethmon of Museums in Strange Places, this may be just another day in the office. Hannah recently visited the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago off the south coast […]

Museum Trends: How Your Museum Can Collect and Use Data

By |February 13th, 2018|

There is a wealth of data available to museums with many different types of data and ways to collect data. Once you have identified the types of data and collection methods available, the next step in your data driven strategy is to […]

Precise Indoor Positioning is finally here thanks to Ultra-wideband RTLS

By |September 7th, 2017|

Current iBeacon enabled smartphone apps used for indoor positioning is valuable for many use cases, but it is limited in terms of precision and inherent latency.  Locatify has now integrated a new technology for very precise and fast location detection […]

How to Use Eddystone URL Physical Web & iBeacon Apps for Proximity Marketing

By |August 21st, 2017|

Eddystone URL, iBeacon technology and the smartphone have provided BLE broadcast signals and proximity marketing with a realm of new possibilities. With this technology comes a learning curve for businesses and customers. With increased interest in the Internet of Things and […]

iBeacons or Ultra-Wideband for Indoor Proximity Services

By |June 15th, 2017|

Indoor location technologies are advancing as industries look for innovative ways to improve customer experiences and increase revenues. From indoor navigation, asset tracking, analytics and proximity based services, businesses and organizations are increasingly looking to capitalize on these services.

In recent […]

Icelandic Wartime Museum Audio Guide Installation story (using BLE Beacons)

By |April 26th, 2017|

Locatify is pleased to announce the latest Automatic Museum Guide installation at the Icelandic Wartime Museum, in Reyðarfjörður in the east of Iceland. The audio guide comprises 20 Android devices, an indoor BLE iBeacon installation and  multilingual audio guide content to provide a […]

BLE Beacons for Indoor positioning – Beacon limitations

By |September 20th, 2016|

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons for indoor location detection have become quite popular lately, most notably in the retail sector. Other sectors are jumping on-board as well where indoor location detection service is of use for smartphone apps.

Smartphone apps can […]

UTmessan – First expo app in Iceland with games and iBeacons

By |January 29th, 2016|

The app presents a schedule of events, floor maps of the expo area, information about the booths and a treasure hunt game in the booths using indoor location technology. Booth information and treasure hunt challenges are available in the app. The […]