Will we be able to know when users are near our ibeacons? #iBeaconWebinar

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Will we be able to know when users are near our ibeacons?  #iBeaconWebinar
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Dalton Hill

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Shaun Neal

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This would depend on the specific application technically, however in the vast majority of use cases proximity and resulting analytics are precisely what people want.  Typically this answer would be yes, but don't forget that an installed app is a requirement, so there may be plenty of smartphones near a beacon that you will have no knowledge of.  #iBeaconWebinar
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Dalton Hill

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very interested on getting my hands on one to try it out.   #iBeaconWebinar
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Matthew Gast

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Only if the app receiving the iBeacon proximity identifier reports to some other service.  Just because you're receiving and processing packets from an iBeacon doesn't mean that the owner of the iBeacon knows that's happening.