BEACON TECHNOLOGY CRITICAL POINTS
Beacons use radiofrequency to transmit data, therefore, in order to cover large spaces the positioning of Beacon Slave and Beacon Master have to be well designed for avoiding zones with no signal, without supersaturate the area with Wi-Fi access points. Moreover it is important to avoid signals overlapping. Last but not least, for each Beacon slave, there is to assess the type of fastening: sticky surface, with screws, suction cup, wearable or other solutions.
HIGHER INITIAL INVESTMENT
Beacon solution initial cost can vary a lot in relation to the dimension of the area to cover, the number of Beacon slave needed, because their cost vary from few euro to some tens.