Enjoy Simply and Clever Shopping With iBeacon, Macy & Apple – Save Time, Get Alerts!

iBeacon

iBeacon is the newest surprise from Apple for their fans. Apple named it: “a new class of low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify nearby iOS 7 devices of their presence”.

It is the newest NFC rival. It is technology based on Low Energy Smart Bluetooth. It offers to all IOS devices to connect with other IOS devices and receive quick important notifications.
You can enjoy your shopping without stress and you can also make payments via this tool.

It is based on Bluetooth low energy (BLE) or also known as wireless computer network technology created by Bluetooth SIG (which guaranties security) but it was innovated for the first time by Nokia in 2006 named Wibree.

It is available in many formats, like small coin-cell powered devices, USB sticks or also software versions.

The world’s largest store, more than 150 years old and also known as the New York City icon – Macy, started pilot test collaboration with Apple.
Your iPhone will know when you are entering into mercy and begin with the alerts via the app Shopkick about your interests.

And another good information at the end, the Android users should not be disappointed because iBeacon can be also used by the Android operating system.