We’ve written a new FAQ about Use Cases for Physical Web, that you might find interesting.
The purpose of Physical Web Association (PHWA) is to drive continued use of Google Eddystone and proximity-based content using Bluetooth beacons, currently by providing easy-to-use mobile applications for detecting such beacons and showing content based on the URL reported by beacons. On top of that PHWA partners provide beacons, content solutions etc. Specifically Abiro provides Read more about Physical Web Association Update[…]
Android phones have for a long time supported reading NFC tags to launch a browser to the site contained in the tag, and that’s been used successfully with CliqTags sites in the past. Also tags with text have been supported. With iPhone 7 and iOS 11 there was also support for reading NFC, but that Read more about The state of NFC[…]
Update: See a performance demo at the end. We’ve run through a number of of Web content tests, and made improvements wherever needed to reach 100% compliance. Rendering of multi-column buttons has been fundamentally changed, and accessibility has been improved by using assigned tags for header, main and footer, among other things. We also updated Read more about Improved snappiness and compatibility[…]
See Abiro joins Physical Web Association at Abiro for more information.
Here are a few ideas for professional use of CliqTags QR codes and sites: Print them on ads so that customers can get more information and register interest for products and services. Print them on a sign that can be viewed (and scanned) from the outside of your shop for offerings, menu, contact info etc. Read more about QR code ideas[…]
This is a concrete example of practical use of QR codes. Hubsan H216A quadrocopter/drone is an interesting example due to the amount of QR codes used for the same product (5 in total), as well as the fact that it’s used for information, which Cliqtags is designed for, and not payments or identification. On the Read more about How to use QR codes and how not to[…]
There have been many attempts at proximity marketing over time, initially by sending information as contacts over Bluetooth to mobile phones. Nowadays much more suited technologies for this are beacons and geofencing, where it is easier to discriminate what information customers will interact with, provided mobile apps for the purpose provide such screening and granularity. Read more about Proximity marketing to bloom this year?[…]
E-mails generated from mobile forms, registration etc are now queued, to improve responsiveness. The queue is checked each minute, so it can take that long before a message is sent. It’s prepared for queueing SMS’s as well, but it’s not used for that yet.
Here’s a summary of improvements made lately: Site design The site is now wider (same width as the info site) to make room for wider editors etc. The top of the page is now flatter, containing logo, menu and login information, leaving more room for the actual page content below, and make it more similar Read more about Improvements to the admin site[…]