New security features and vendor support added to Google’s Eddystone Beacon protocol
Google has added new security features to allow application developers to use the new ephemeral IDs in the consumer space to build private asset trackers, which a user would attach to a thing they wish to track and to use for smart home projects
Beacon solutions and Bluetooth Usage
As the IoT and connected devices grow in prominence, smartphones are becoming increasingly connected. While other technologies such as NFC continue to play a role in device connectivity, Bluetooth has emerged as the dominant wireless technology connecting our phones with the world around us.