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Re: iBeacon + LDP or ie: SoLiD

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2016 12:25:04 +0000
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To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: "public-web-of-things@w3.org" <public-web-of-things@w3.org>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
Hi Adrian - always nice to hear from you ;)

i've seen that.  Yet, the Eddystone[1] project appears to [2] extend
traditional GPS into something that's tied into Google API's for Indoor
positioning systems [3] - without even considering the broader applications
of the tech.

A counter-argument could be that it's good to have a global gate-keeper -
but that's not how wifi works?

solution i'm hunting out looks like something that fits into the SoLiD[4]
which i'm augmenting somewhat with Manu's (/ our) Credentials concepts.
 therein making discovery available via linked-data. enabling access via
something like WebID-TLS or alternative, stored on LDP, by the purchaser /
owner of the device (ie; could be the home-owner or dog-owner)...

Tim.H.

[1] https://developers.google.com/beacons/eddystone
[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nYyApSiSLQ
[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indoor_positioning_system
[4] https://github.com/solid

On Mon, 23 May 2016 at 22:01 Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
wrote:

> Check out the Physical Web project
> http://google.github.io/physical-web/
>
> On 22 May 2016 at 11:11, Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Looking into iBeacon technology and found the google offering [1]
>> alongside the apple version.
>>
>> I'd rather have the infrastructure owned by the property owner and use
>> linked-data more generically (rather than via service provider).  Any
>> suggested links for existing solutions that are less service-provider /
>> vendor tied?
>>
>> I also found the paypal beacon [2] which also looked interesting,
>> pondering whether bluetooth ble's might be usable as a 2-part hardware
>> token that people might carry on their keychains (amongst the many other
>> uses)...
>>
>> Tim.H.
>>
>> [1] https://github.com/google/eddystone
>> [2]
>> http://blog.verifone.com/apple-ibeacon-paypal-beacon-and-ble-what-does-it-all-mean/
>>
>>
>
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