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Feb
2017

STRABOURG EUROMETROPOLE: BOOST ACCESS TO ALL THE CITY MOBILE SERVICES ACROSS THE METROPOLITAN AREA

Launched in 2012 by Strasbourg Eurometropole, StrasPlus was the first Connected City mobile service in France to propose a hub of innovative, cross-universe, real-time information services (transports, cultural events…). Strasbourg’s Eurometropole vision is to allow its residents and visitors to access the city information that makes their life easier, whatever their location. Connecthings has equipped […]

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Jan
2017

« 2017 will be the year of the Smart Citizen engagement in the City » says Espinosa, VP of Sales, North America

What are your perspectives on how cities in the US prepare themselves to become Smart Cities ? Cities in the US are taking an aggressive approach toward becoming smarter with great strides being made in the areas of energy conservation and traffic congestion relief.  Deep research around Autonomous Vehicles and the necessary infrastructure to support them […]

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Jan
2017

Transportation Infrastructure will shape the future of cities – says Gazel Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings

This op-ed article was published on January 6, 2017 in Smart & Resilient Cities. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Building Smart Cities in 2017 will begin with Transportation Infrastructure. The smart city concept is not a new one. The main attraction at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair was the General Motors Pavilion’s Futurama ride that ferried visitors past […]

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29

Jun
2016

DEV.CONNECTHINGS.COM WELCOMES YOU, DEVELOPERS!

As Bluetooth beacon technology expand and get more and more traction from developers & innovators, we recently launched a dedicated “Developers’ Space” at dev.connecthings.com. It’s packed with resources and documentations about our technologies, including tutorials (for iOS and Android) to help developers to quickly get started with beacons. You will learn how to configure your […]

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May
2016

BEACONS – A YEAR OF INNOVATIONS WITH GOOGLE

Since the summer of 2015, Google has made many announcements related to beacon technologies. Let’s take a retrospective look at this past year’s innovations from Google: July 14, 2015: at the start of the summer, Google surprises everyone by launching a new set of beacon frames called EddyStone. August 31, 2015: the Nearby API – a mobile SDK […]

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Apr
2016

HOW TO ACTIVATE THE PHYSICAL WEB ON ANDROID

When the Physical web launched in 2015, using the Google Chrome browser was the best solution to receive **[Physical Web notifications](physical-web-in-a-nutshell.html. Last summer, Google announced the launch of Nearby Notifications, another way to generate beacon notifications without needing to integrate an SDK in an application. On this occasion, Google released a new application, Google Nearby, as part of the Google Services package. This […]

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Apr
2016

HOW TO ACTIVATE PHYSICAL WEB ON IOS

1- Install the Chrome browser 2- Slide open your notification panel, and click on the tab “Today” 3- Add the chrome browser to your widget Click on the edit button in the tab “Today” Click on the corresponding **”+” button to add Chrome Click on done on the upper, right-hand corner 4- Now you can see the chrome widget […]

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