iBeacon Part 4: Ranging
Note to readers: I’m writing a series about iBeacon. This is the fourth installment in the series, explaining how iBeacon leverages ranging data.   Up to this point, the iBeacon series has focused on finding iBeacons and taking action. An additional benefit of the design of...
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New CWNA Study Guide edition hits the shelves
After many months of work, the 4th edition of the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) Official Study Guide is available. Writing a book is a time-consuming and often aggravating process. However, whenever the finished edition arrives at my doorstep, I always...
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iBeacon Part 3: You need an app
Note to readers: I’m writing a series about iBeacon. This is the third installment in the series, explaining how iBeacon is nothing without an app.   As I discussed in part 2 of my blog series on iBeacons, an iBeacon works by transmitting three numbers. Receivers can then...
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iBeacon Part 2: How does it work?
Note to readers: I’m writing a series about iBeacon. This is the second installment in the series, explaining just how iBeacon works.  An iBeacon is a simple device, based on Bluetooth. To extend Bluetooth beyond the realm of audio devices, the Bluetooth SIG created...
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HiveOS/HiveManager helps enterprises scale
As the economy continues to grow and the private sector increases its workforce, enterprises need to ensure their wireless LAN infrastructure can scale to address these additional workers’ needs to get Wi-Fi access from their corporate devices as well as their own personal...
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Matthew Gast leads discussion on iBeacons and...
Listen to the recorded webinar, How Can iBeacons Help Your Business and How Are They Going to Change Everything? - to hear Matthew Gast, Aerohive's Director of Advanced Technology and O'Reilly author, discuss how iBeacons are changing the way mobile devices interact with...
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iBeacon Part 1: What the heck is it?
This post kicks off the iBeacon series that I promised a couple of weeks ago in a blog. Thank you for all the suggestions on the community and in e-mail. iBeacons are exciting because they let you know what you are near. In a restaurant? Have your automatically check you in...
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Why we care iPhone 6 supports 802.11ac
When the iPhone 5 first came out, one of the major disappointments for me was that it didn’t have 802.11ac. Among the many new features in the iPhone 6 is that the Wi-Fi interface has been upgraded to 802.11ac. Why is this important? First up, it’s just plain faster. The...
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iBeacon Part 4: Ranging
Note to readers: I’m writing a series about iBeacon. This is the fourth installment in the series, explaining how iBeacon leverages ranging data.   Up to this point, the iBeacon series has focused on finding iBeacons and...
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