Android Developers Blog – Discontinuing support for Android Nearby Notifications Google drops support for its integrated/transparent Nearby feature in Android. Google dropped similar support in Chrome last year, and the Physical Web app. This is not good news for deployment of proximity solutions, but it’s not all gloom and doom: Eddystone (URL, UID, EID) beacons Read more about No more Nearby Notifications, for now[…]
A rather rough but exemplifying video has been made to show the range of access methods available for CliqTags sites. It’s also available via Documents and media.
Support for Eddystone in Android is great, as it’s integrated (via Google Play Services). When detecting an Eddystone beacon for the first time it will even ask you there and then whether you want information from beacons or not. The situation is not the same in iOS, and Google has for unknown reasons not cared Read more about Physical Web Association[…]
We now partner with BeaconZone in the UK, that specializes in beacons (both iBeacon and Eddystone). They complement what’s provided via CliqTags very well, and you are guaranteed a broad range of beacons, fitting whatever needs you might have. BeaconZone
To simplify navigation among the screens and performing actions, a proper drop-down menu has been added and the title bar has been uncluttered in the process. CliqTags Spotter is normally published under private-branding, but the CliqTags-branded version can be obtained for evaluations. Please contact us about access. See CliqTags Spotter for more information.
We’ve written an FAQ for how to use Nearby Notifications and Eddystone-URL with CliqTags, as a way to simplify beacon deployment. Eddystone-URL in practice There’s also an updated higher-level introduction that briefly explains beacons and describes the differences between iBeacon and Eddystone: Introduction to Google Eddystone
We’ve continued working on improvements: Statistics and Responses are further harmonized, as can be seen in the pictures below The lists for Descending (sorting) and Auto-refresh are changed to checkboxes for simpler access Descending and Auto-refresh are supported for Statistics as well, which makes it possible to monitor site accesses in real time Responses now Read more about Analysis improvements phase 2[…]
We’ve recently upgraded to PHP 7.2 and MySQL 5.7, providing higher performance and better stability. So far we haven’t noted any issues with this upgrade, but will be diligent if any such issues arise. If you notice anything, please let us know.
A few improvements have been made to Statistics and Responses (but mostly Responses) in the admin portal: Both have All buttons to visualize all statistics and responses from the start of any such data existing. The tooltips for the time-related buttons have been made clearer for both. The Responses page has a time window, similar Read more about Analysis improvements[…]