Onyx Beacon Blog

BLE Beacons in asset tracking – precision, cost reduction and efficiency

Wednesday October 5th, 2016

Imagine you are working in a large vehicle manufacturing company. You have a huge parking lot with lots of cars that look very similar, yet they all have customizations based on a specific customer’s order and thus are not interchangeable.

How do you find where is the car that you need to ship to Mr. Jones today? Read more »

Hacking our own platform, products and solutions, together with the OWASP community in Cluj Napoca

Wednesday September 28th, 2016

A few days ago, 40 IT security experts from Cluj Napoca, members of the OWASP global community, have met to perform a multi-level penetration test on Onyx Beacon’s cloud platform, hardware products and mobile applications. The monthly OWASP Cluj Napoca meet-up was hosted by Impact Hub and sponsored by … Read more »

Gamification in public transportation: passengers win points in ecological competition based on kilometers of travel, measured by Onyx Beacons

Thursday September 22nd, 2016

In the Bolzano region of South Tirol in Northern Italy, public transportation is not anymore just a service, but is going to be a game with generous environmental purposes. The regional transportation company SASA is trying to educate and motivate its customers to prefer public transportation instead of own … Read more »

Onyx Beacon considered a prominent player in new technologies, in the 2016 report of the Consumer Technology Association in USA

Tuesday September 20th, 2016

Onyx Beacon is one of the two global Bluetooth Beacon providers mentioned in the 2016 edition of the “Five Technology Trends to Watch” market report, released this week by the Consumer Technology Association in Las Vegas, United States. This report was published as a special supplement of the… Read more »

Great team and awesome teamwork, at the office but also outside job

Monday September 12th, 2016

Each month, four members of the Onyx Beacon team spend a few hours in the kitchen of a canteen in Cluj Napoca, where they are preparing a lunch for the benefit of 80 locals who live in acute poverty.

This September, our team members were for the second time part of the Hot Meals social-humanitarian volunteering program,… Read more »

Salzburg Museum is using Enterprise Beacons to deliver a digital multimedia experience to its visitors

Friday July 29th, 2016

Salzburg Museum, the cultural institution having 11 different thematical locations in the home city of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, has recently installed a network of Onyx Enterprise Beacons, creating a new multimedia experience for its visitors, by adding a digital support of information and entertainment… Read more »

Beacons at stadiums: 10 ideas to deliver an awesome sports event experience for fans and suporters

Thursday April 21st, 2016

Place Bluetooth Beacons on stadiums to create an outstanding experience for your fans and visitors. When coming for a match or for a concert, they can enjoy smart and effective benefits that you can deliver through your dedicated mobile application. By entertaining them and creating new opportunities of interaction,

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The Smart Public Transport project, awarded at Romanian Mobile Awards 2016

Monday April 18th, 2016

The Smart Public Transport project created by Onyx Beacon for Tandem Association was awarded with Second Prize in the Utilities category at the Romanian Mobile Awards Gala 2016.

Smart Public Transport represents a global premiere and is an integrated solution based on Bluetooth Beacon technology, which is … Read more »

Eddystone or iBeacon? What is the best for your project?

Wednesday March 30th, 2016

On 23 March the Google Chrome app support for the Physical Web was officially released on Android, opening up new opportunities for companies and developers interested in beacon technology. Until now, in order for your customers to get relevant context-aware content from you, they needed to have your app installed.Read more »