In 2013, Apple introduced a new approach to real-time locationing to improve customer experience in its retail stores.
This new technology, which Apple branded "iBeacon," has seen growing adoption, new competitors, a more generic industry label (beacon
technology), and an ever-expanding use in
multiple industries, including health care.
Read the report to find out the differences, advantages, challenges, and primary uses of beacons for doctors, and see why we're encouraging providers to start testing this new, cost-effective technology in small ways.