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Awesome Bluetooth Beacon Awesome

A curated list of awesome iBeacon and Eddystone Bluetooth beacon resources, open source projects, libraries, tools and tutorials.

Eddystone by Google

Eddystone A platform for marking up the world to make your apps and devices work smarter by providing timely, contextual information.

Physical Web

The Physical Web is an approach to unleash the core superpower of the web: interaction on demand. People should be able to walk up to any smart device - a vending machine, a poster, a toy, a bus stop, a rental car - and not have to download an app first. Everything should be just a tap away.

Proximity Beacon API by Google

iBeacon Resources by Apple

iBeacon for Developers From welcoming people as they arrive at a sporting event to providing information about a nearby museum exhibit, iBeacon opens a new world of possibilities for location awareness, and countless opportunities for interactivity between iOS devices and iBeacon hardware.

iBeacon for Developers

Hacks & Cool Apps

Installation & Radio Planning

Beacon Discovery & Configuration Tools

  • ScanBeacon - A ruby gem that allows you to scan for beacon advertisements using IOBluetooth (on Mac OS X) or a BlueGiga BLE112 device (on mac or linux)


Beacon Scanner Apps



Stackoverflow Q&A

Virtual Beacons


Beacon Development

Beacon Scanner Apps

Beacon Advertiser Apps

Stackoverflow Q&A

Cordova, Phonegap, Xamarin, Titanium





Bluetooth Low Energy

Bluetooth Smart & BLE Tools

Web Bluetooth API

Beacon Developer Kits & BLE Chips

Proximity Trends & Outlook

  • Wired 4 Reasons Why Apple’s iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design
  • Wi-Fi Aware™ - Wi-Fi Aware™ is a new Wi-Fi Alliance certification program that extends Wi-Fi’s capabilities with a real-time and energy-efficient discovery mechanism that provides an immediate on-ramp to rich here-and-now experiences.

Vendor-driven Beacon Standardization

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