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Amsterdam iBeacon Living Lab

Amsterdam sees the immediate opportunity to create a series of iBeacon and IoT enabled Living Labs to stimulate innovative startups and entrepreneurs. This ground-breaking initiative starts with the installation of three public iBeacon networks in Amsterdam.

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Albert Heijn

Dutch concept store Albert Heijn XL uses beacons to enhance customer service. The Netherlands largest grocery store chain introduced iBeacon technology to help customers get better service faster in their flagship concept store of the future.

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Amsterdam Poetry Festival

Dutch Poetry Week, Glimworm Beacons and Muzepoezie join forces to create the first ever iBeacon enabled poetry festival showing the cultural world the interactive potential of iBeacon integrated Apps for Cultural events.

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De Bijenkorf

De Bijenkorf (The Beehive) branch in Rotterdam starts pilot with iBeacon enhanced service. The beacons are being used as part of a new service program entitled ‘Privilege Membership’ which aims to boost personalized service at De Bijenkorf department stores nationwide.

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Philips Museum

Designed by experience company Northern Light in a close partnership with Glimworm Beacons – Mission Eureka is an interactive iBeacon enabled iPad game that is seamlessly integrated into the physical space of the exhibition.

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iBeacon Experience Days

Glimworm, Sanoma Media, and Appsterdam presented the first Dutch hackathon for iBeacon solutions. iBeacon Experience Days hackathon is a festival of collaboration, creativity, and ideas. We’re joining together developers, creatives, marketers, and entrepreneurs for two days of rapid prototyping and creating brilliant new applications for the iBeacon.

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