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How Publishers can Leverage Proximity to Boost Ad Revenue

by Una Lawlor • 19th January 2016

With declining print circulation, rising online consumer expectations for free digital content and the ever-present issue of ad-blocking, news publishers are operating in an increasingly challenging landscape. Over the past few years, many international media brands have dramatically altered their revenue models and value proposition. They have embraced data services, harnessed the experiential value of […]


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Mesh Beacons – the next wave of Location-Targeting

by Dr. Kevin Collins • 26th November 2015

The current generation of bluetooth low energy Beacons for proximity engagement (iBeacons etc.) provide brands with endless opportunities to engage customers with contextually relevant messaging. What’s more is that they can be easily deployed and managed, particularly in small to medium-scale environments. A retail outlet, for example, can place a few iBeacons in-store, add them to […]


Layering Beacons in Retail: Coke’s Cinema Trial paves the way

by Una Lawlor • 3rd September 2015

Retailers can utilise beacons as far more than simply mobile advertising broadcasters. A recent trial by Coke in Norway movie theatres demonstrates that there is huge potential in layering beacons to create a unique, individualised customer experience. Their aim was to not only communicate with customers but to remember them for re-targeting later.   According […]


The Days of Hitting and Hoping as a Marketeer are Gone

by Tommy Kearns • 9th July 2015

We are living in a mobile world, that is now a well established fact. Facebook, who just opened their first office in Africa, revealed that 80% of their users access their platform through mobile. Mobile is where we search directions, play games, chat, find partners, email, phone, shop, search, learn and much more. Along with […]


8 Ways Beacons will transform Retail Branch Banking

by xtremepush • 9th April 2015

iBeacon in Banking is getting hot. We’ve listed some potential use cases that financial service firms are showing real interest in. 1. Welcome Communication: As customers pass or enter a branch, the bank can deliver a welcome notification to the customer depending on their interaction with the mortgages app. There could be 5 segmented user […]


Our Recent Presentation about iBeacon Tech at an Apple event

by xtremepush • 16th October 2014

XtremePush‘s CEO Tommy Kearns was recently asked to present at an Apple sponsored event in the headquarters of Apple re-seller Exertis Plc about how iBeacon will affect workforce mobility and their interactions with enterprise applications. There were speakers from other market leaders such as Cisco Meraki and Plantronics discussing how mobility is changing the modern […]


5 Industries iBeacon has taken off in

by xtremepush • 15th October 2014

iBeacon is an indoor proximity system that allows your mobile device to understand its position even indoors. iBeacon enables an app to trigger push notifications when in close proximity to an iBeacon. Although retail was one of the very first industries to utilize iBeacon, the airline industry is another area where iBeacon is, along with […]


Apple’s Mobile Payments and Proximity Purchasing using iBeacon

by xtremepush • 7th October 2014

The development of smartphones has gone and replaced the necessities and utilities we grew up with; the watch, the alarm clock, the tape recorder, music players, and it seems that very soon, we can add cash and wallets to that list. Mobile payments are garnering more attention throughout the world due to an improved user […]


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iBeacon and Mobile Engagement in the Home

by xtremepush • 24th April 2014

iBeacons have a broad range of potential use and part of that is consumer-focused. With the iBeacon it’s all about the applications and how mobile engagement can be increased through interactions based on location.  There are a multitude of potential applications available for this technology. iBeacons are more likely to be successful where a problem […]


Why Retailers Need to Jump on the iBeacon Bandwagon

by xtremepush • 16th April 2014

You won’t find an iBeacon in an egg but you will certainly find it in a giant Easter egg…if you’re  in New York City that is, further explanation provided later on. So what exactly is iBeacon? iBeacon is hardware that emits low energy Bluetooth signals which allows push notifications to be sent to mobile applications. […]