New US server cluster

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Start of 2019, we setup a new server cluster located in the US region. This server cluster can be manually assigned to be used by customers that wish to have their data stored in the US and want all Proximi.io services running through it. All new and existing accounts are still automatically & by default running through the EU-server cluster as they have been before. We are not mixing things up; these two databases are totally separate entities and no data is being mixed between them.

If you are looking to use the new US cluster, it holds two main benefits: fastness of service in low latency and data storage separation from the EU region.

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How to do accurate indoor positioning with Bluetooth beacons?

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Bluetooth beacons are small, easy and cost-efficient way to build a connection between the real word and your mobile application. Using beacons for push notifications, coupon delivery and presence detection is fairly straightforward. But if you wish to create accurate indoor positioning with beacons, things get a bit more complex. There are a number of things both from the software development side, and the beacon placement aspect that you need to take into account. That being said, with careful preparations it is possible to reach 1-2metres positioning accuracy also with Bluetooth beacons. Let’s walk through the steps of how to prepare beacon-based indoor positioning for optimum accuracy- whether you are building it from scratch or utilizing the Proximi.io platform.

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Will my geofencing function in the background?

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The answer in absolutely yes, BUT… Read on to get the full walkthrough of geofencing in the background

This a topic that we discuss very often with developers and marketers. How can I create a geofencing campaign that will be able to push a notification in the background? This blog post will cover the whole issue, as clearly as possible. This is the geofencing-for-dummies version. If you don’t want the whole babble, skip to the summary.

This post was updated 2nd May 2018.

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