An Internet of Things Platform with Google Eddystone Beacons

Aronee Dasgupta, Roopa Nagaraj, K. Nagamani
2016 Journal of Software Engineering and Applications  
Consumer adoption of Internet of Things devices is increasing rapidly. About 66% of consumers mean to buy an associated home gadget by 2019. Beacon technology helps in providing actionable insights to businesses through visual heat maps generated by the consumers and these maps are further processed by machine learning algorithms. Google's open source Eddystone beacon format released in 2015, mitigates the problem of high cost and provides an open source alternative for developers. The aim of
more » ... e proposed work is to provide a low cost, reliable, flexible, scalable and open source alternative for small and medium scale enterprises. In the proposed work, an Internet of Things platform is configured and developed. The Raspberry Pi is configured as an Eddystone beacon through a NodeJs server. An android app is developed which is the front end of the platform and web services are deployed on the cloud.
doi:10.4236/jsea.2016.96020 fatcat:qvsmncjws5aaxnf2gmi4qw7zb4