Target tests beacon technology in 50 stores, plans to expand nationwide later this year

TechSpot: Target, one of the world’s biggest retailers, has announced that it will start rolling out beacon technology in 50 stores nationwide. The devices transmit information about deals and recommendations directly to customers’ iPhones via Bluetooth, which appear as push notifications or in-app updates.

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Soldierone1165d ago

I have blutooth on for my watch, so I don't want other stuff trying to access it.

Ithink the shopping list idea is cool, but ads would be annoying unless it's something useful. I don't want to be looking at video games then get a notification "Bla bla game is on sale for 55.99!"