Smart Beacons

200 Apple iBeacons for the Blind to be Installed in Toronto Stores, Restaurants

The CNIB, a charity that provides community-based support for people who are blind or partially sighted, has launched a pilot project called ShopTalk which plans to install 200 wayfinding smart beacons in Toronto stores and restaurants (via CBC News). The project will install and programs palm-sized Apple iBeacons that use Bluetooth signals to connect with nearby users'...