As of today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is offering a route planner for passengers transferring at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. On arrival, passengers receive a map of the airport on their smartphone, showing the route they need to take and the time required to get to the next gate. KLM is the first airline to use beacon technology to provide this indoor navigation service.Read More
Forrester recently calculated that over 52% of the US retail sales are influenced by physical shop online use, either while shopping or during the upfront inspiration phase.
Beacon technology can play a major role here. Hence, several retailers are experimenting with this technology. But besides retail, there are other interesting applications with Beacons.