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New Cloud Beacon Uses WiFi has brought something new to the arena of beacon devices that rely on Bluetooth Smart technology for connectivity. has launched the Cloud Beacon, with built-in Wi-Fi capabilities, unlocking ways for beacons to be used more effectively. The cloud beacons incorporate Wi-Fi hardware besides that of Bluetooth low energy. Beacons have the potential to radically lead to innovation in the way shoppers interact with products in physical stores. Smartphone users can get catalogs of products right on their screens. Furthermore, features such as mobile payments can be enabled by retailers using beacons.

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