Monthly Archives: April 2014

Streamlined Event Ticketing via BLE Beacon Technology

As Bluetooth low energy beacons continue to make their way into various retail environments worldwide, so too will they begin to be deployed in various other arenas as developers begin to further unlock the potential of such a powerful technology.  One such use, event ticketing, can utilize BLE beacon technology to not only streamline the ticketing experience for consumers, but for venues alike, aiding in the efficiency of the entire process.  The best part is, iOS devices used for ticket scanning can double as an active beacon, requiring no additional beacon purchase unless desired.  An iOS device with attachable scanner, combined with a consumer and enterprise mobile application, is all the equipment venue operators need to entirely revolutionize the ticketing process for all parties involved.
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