Aislelabs 2015 Beacon Guide: Now Bigger and Better

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Technical comparison between 26 different beacon vendors

Aislelabs, the leading provider of enterprise grade location-based marketing and behavioral analytics platform for shopping centers, airports, and big box retail stores, covers beacons from 26 different vendors, and covers multiple models from the same manufacturer. This makes the report the most comprehensive resource on beacon hardware.

Last year, Aislelabs set out on a mission to stress test all major beacon hardware available in the market. Aislelabs tested 16 beacon manufacturers in their beacon guide. Today, Aislelabs are releasing a massive update to the original report. The new version of the report:

Updates experimental results based on Aislelabs' stress testing of all beacons over the past nine months. During this time, the Aislelabs R&D team continuously tested each beacon for battery life and performance.

Since the Appleā€™s announcement of the iBeacon in 2011, numerous hardware vendors are making iBeacon-compatible beacons. The market is flooded with beacons in all shapes and sizes. However, finding the right beacon can be a daunting tasks. Therefore, at Aislelabs, the engineers stress tested each beacon in thei own labs to provide an unbiased technical comparison of each one. All beacons were tested for several months to test their battery life.

The report also provides an introduction to beacons and the iBeacon protocol. Beacons are usually small battery powered devices. They emit a Bluetooth Low Energy signal. The signal is picked up by the phone, and often transmitted to a cloud server via the internet. The backend cloud server processes the information and performs further analysis guiding specific location based behaviors in the mobile device.

Learn more about the Aislelabs beacon guide and the comprehensive product platform with end-to-end marketing and behavioral analytics location capabilities at

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Aislelabs, Inc. is the most advanced and comprehensive location based technology in the industry. Aislelabs is the only vendor that provides an end-to-end product suite which covers all aspects of location-technology for shopping centers, airports, big box retail stores, financial services, and venues. This includes, Wi-Fi based customer behavioral analytics, iBeacon based marketing, mobile wallet marketing, real-time push notifications, custom revenue integration, reporting on connected users and analytics on social logins, and indoor way finding technology. Visit us at

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