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Google Provides Open Source Platform for Beacon Security
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April 21, 2016 | Brenda Leong

Google Provides Open Source Platform for Beacon Security

After an initial splash, news about beacon technology has been fairly quiet recently, but last week an advancement was announced that will support easier access to privacy and security capabilities on this unique technology. Beacons are sometimes misunderstood – thought to collect or retain data on nearby people, or able to track smartphone movements without […]

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June 13, 2014 | FPF Staff

Wall Street Journal: MLA-Driven Approach to Airport Wait Times

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal published an article about long lines at U.S. customs in airports around the country, and what airlines are doing to shorten them. They include a spreadsheet where you can see the kind information that’s been collected thanks to Mobile Location Analytics (“MLA”) technology. This is just one example of […]