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Market Trends: iBeacon Will Generate New Revenue Streams for Mobile App Developers in 2014

Published: 18 March 2014

ID: G00261116

Analyst(s): Hendrik Bartel


2014 will prove to be the turning point for indoor mapping technologies. Mobile application developers can garner new revenue opportunities by cleverly implementing indoor location solutions.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • iBeacon Will Make Consumers Aware of the Great Indoors in 2014
    • What Is It?
    • When Is This Happening?
    • The Future
  • Lots of Technologies — Not One Solution
  • Indoor Location Technologies Explained
  • App Developers Will Look Beyond Retail and Shopping to Win Consumers Over
  • It's Not About the Map, It's About the User Experience
  • Buyer Trends
    • Deployment Solutions for iBeacon Technology

Vendors to Watch

  • Technology Vendors
    • Indoor Atlas
    • Locata
    • Micello
    • Senion Labs
    • Ruckus Wireless
    • Service Providers to Watch
    • Aisle411
    • PointInside
    • Swirl

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