Onyx Beacon Blog

How do I choose the right BLE asset tracking solution? – Real Time Locating Services (RTLS) Pro Tips – Part 3

Thursday October 19th, 2017

Assuming that you have already decided that a BLE RTLS solution is the right fit to your business, you first have to respond to the following questions before moving forward:

    a. What kind of problem do I try to solve? Do I need to quickly locate assets? Do I need to track their movements? Do I need a general overview of
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4 things to know about BLE RTLS solutions before deploying – Real Time Locating Services (RTLS) Pro Tips – Part 2

Tuesday October 10th, 2017

Before choosing a Bluetooth RTLS solution, you should take into consideration four main aspects which should help you make an idea whether this technology is a good fit for your business:

Reliability and maintenance
When compared to older and well-established technologies which have nothing more to prove in… Read more »

Comparison between the most common RTLS technologies – Real Time Locating Services (RTLS) Pro Tips – Part 1

Thursday October 5th, 2017

Looking for an asset tracking or RTLS solution and you don’t know which technology to choose? Depending on the problem you are trying to solve and the type of assets you are tracking, a technology’s usefulness can differ substantially. Some industrial solutions focus too much on specific and narrow use… Read more »

Active Beacons Monitoring the Healthcare Industry

Thursday September 14th, 2017

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As mobile technology becomes smarter with new innovative built-in features, it provides the healthcare sector solutions to make their processes more efficient and effective while helping doctors and other medical practitioners stay productive.… Read more »

TRACKO, the Onyx Beacon RTLS solution, mentioned in an Unacast asset tracking market report

Thursday August 17th, 2017

It is no news that since the proximity marketing industry rapid growth has reached somewhat a stagnation point, the Bluetooth beacon industry is quickly expanding towards the asset tracking and Real Time Locating Services (RTLS) industry. It is quite a natural movement, since this relatively new technology… Read more »

TRACKO, the Onyx Beacon RTLS solution, awarded at Geo IoT World 2017

Tuesday June 20th, 2017

TRACKO, the BLE-based RTLS & asset tracking solution offered by Onyx Beacon, has received the “Best Indoor Location & Proximity Services” award at the Geo IoT World 2017 in Brussels.

Tracko has recently got out of Beta and is available globally, after getting through a series of pilot projects… Read more »

Leading bank in the Middle East enhances customers’ branch experience with Onyx Beacon technology linked to mobile banking app

Wednesday April 12th, 2017

More than 150,000 mobile app downloads and almost 1.8 million user interactions with Beacon infrastructure confirm the success of this innovative initiative

Last year, a leading bank in the Middle East region, announced the integration of bluetooth-enabled beacon technology within its mobile banking app.… Read more »

The secret of successful proximity marketing: create awesome customer experience

Monday March 27th, 2017

It is said that in a regular day a person can be exposed, by average, to anywhere between 3 to 20 thousands of commercial messages. But only a few percent of this information are actually consciously analyzed by the brain and draw our attention. It is those bits of attention the thing advertisers are fighting for every… Read more »

Bluetooth 5 standard brings better support for IoT & proximity beacons, and promises major performance upgrades

Wednesday February 8th, 2017

Mobilizing the adoption of beacons, decrease connection barriers and a seamless IoT experience: these are the three main objectives set by Bluetooth SIG for the brand-new Bluetooth 5 standard. Undoubtely, wireless technologies have evolved a lot in the last few years, allowing much more use cases, especially… Read more »

The Smart Public Transport application, successful in the Transport for NSW Innovation Challenge in Australia

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Transport for NSW, the government transport authority of New South Wales in Australia has recently started a strategic program meant to transform the public transportation systems, to drive efficiency and accessibility in this sector’s services, and improve customers’ experience. The program is called… Read more »