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11.10.16
Garmin fitness trackers now have Strava's safety system
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Garmin fitness trackers now have Strava's safety system

When you're on a run or hike, use Beacon to update friends on your location in real-time.

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08.04.16
Strava's safety 'Beacon' shows friends where you're training
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Strava's safety 'Beacon' shows friends where you're training

Premium subscribers can let up to three contacts monitor their running or biking.

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08.06.15
Target launches Bluetooth beacon pilot program in 50 stores
08.06.15

Target launches Bluetooth beacon pilot program in 50 stores

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03.17.15
Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices
03.17.15

Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices

While there's no shortage of smart bikes, they still have limits: many rely chiefly on pedal power...

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03.06.15
Bluetooth beacons are helping the blind navigate London's Tube
03.06.15

Bluetooth beacons are helping the blind navigate London's Tube

London's Underground network can feel like a maze for even the most seasoned traveller, especially...

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12.03.14
New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet
12.03.14

New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet

For all the talk of an Internet of Things, many Bluetooth devices aren't very internet-savvy; they...

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10.06.14
NYC now has hundreds of ad beacons in phone booths (update: mayor orders them removed)
10.06.14

NYC now has hundreds of ad beacons in phone booths (update: mayor orders them removed)

Buzzfeed has learned that New York City allowed hundreds of bluetooth beacons to be installed with...

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08.21.14
Estimote's stickers let you add tiny sensors to just about anything
08.21.14

Estimote's stickers let you add tiny sensors to just about anything

The problem with the internet of things is that you often have to buy expensive add-ons or replace...

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