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New iOS API for nearby interactions using iBeacon: a lot of potential?

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Diegman

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I'm co-founder of Bubble, a small start-up in SF, we're currently developing an API that enables you to :

 

- detect if two phones with the same app are nearby, EVEN IF THE APPS ARE IN THE BACKGROUND

 

- exchange data with people around you

 

- send push notifications to users nearby.

 

 

Simple examples : 

 

- exchange virtual currency / objects with people around you

 

- automatically create a leaderboard based on the people you came across

 

- get a push notification if you come across someone who is playing the same game as you. (with his highscore? )

 

 

 

What do you think ?

We believe a lot can come from this, and we're looking for beta testers ! 



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I would test... if it was on Android :(

This does sound extremely nice though... so good luck! :)







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