iBeacon for Developers

From welcoming people as they arrive at a sporting event to providing information about a nearby museum exhibit, iBeacon opens a new world of possibilities for location awareness, and countless opportunities for interactivity between iOS devices and iBeacon hardware. To learn more, read Getting Started with iBeacon.

iBeacon for Apps

Give your iOS apps the ability to determine its proximity to iBeacon-enabled hardware with Core Location APIs.

iBeacon Hardware

iBeacon-enabled hardware and accessories must integrate iBeacon technology to ensure a reliable and consistent experience for customers. For information about deploying devices, read Getting Started with iBeacon.

Becoming a Licensee

Get access to resources for developing or manufacturing hardware that integrates iBeacon technology using the iBeacon Proximity Specification.
As a Licensee, you’ll receive:

  • iBeacon Logo and Identity Guidelines
  • iBeacon technical specifications
  • Hardware technical support

To become an iBeacon Licensee you will need to create or register a business Apple ID, submit an enrollment form, complete a credit review, and execute an iBeacon License.

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