Types of Beacon
The concept of an indoor positioning method that brings contextual skills developed in 2013, after Apple announced the iBeacon technology and message standard. Since then, app enlargement structures ongoing accounting for the new technology as more and more beacon devices were being established.
Their types are generally defined by battery lifetime, size, and resistance to exogenous features:
Standard Beacons: These beacons are of the size of the common Wi-Fi router.
Small Beacons: These beacons are fairly moveable but they are very effective. They are of the size of the credit card.
USB Beacon: These beacons are slight in size, they are also moveable, and are also cool and fast to use.
Parent Beacon: These beacons support to track the other beacons. It also aids in collecting information and packing it in the cloud and such other purposes.
Special Beacon: Special beacons are those strategies which are strong to the external aspects like UV rays, water, shattering, and dirt. There are also video beacons and USB beacons which can be worked into the display’s back to give the graphics data.