Below are some typical use cases for iBeacon technology, there are many, many more.
Gallery/Museum/Exhibition – differently coded iBeacons can be placed at each exhibit with the code of the iBeacon triggering the display of information relevant to the exhibit being viewed.
Retail applications – in a retail store, a differently coded iBeacon can be placed at each item for sale to show detailed product information or the latest special offers.
Street advertising and social media – perfect for tourist information or delivering up to date local community information that is relevant to a local area.
Shopping centre / department store – customers can be greeted as they enter the store on their smart phone with offers displayed as they navigate the store. Footfall and customer routing analytics are automatically provided to assist with store layout planning and merchandising.