Beacon Technology for Data Gathering using Android Phone Course

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June 2024

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June 2024

24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
KES 182,000 $2,200
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
Cape Town
I Want To See More Dates...

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The ability to collect and utilize information efficiently has become a cornerstone of innovation and progress in a world driven by data. Beacon technology is a revolutionary concept that empowers Android smartphones to become a real-time data-gathering powerhouse. This Course is the gateway to unlocking the vast potential of beacon technology and transforming Android devices into data harvesting machines.

This comprehensive course will teach you how to leverage the power of beacon technology with Android phones to collect valuable data for various applications. You will learn the fundamentals of beacon technology, how it works, and its applications, you will gain practical experience in setting up and using beacons to gather data, enabling you to make informed decisions and improve user experiences.


10 days           

Who Should Attend:

Mobile App Developers, Business Owners and Menagerie Enthusiasts, Android Enthusiasts, Product Managers/UI Designers, Data Analysts, Marketing Managers, Innovators, Researchers, NGOs and Government bodies, IT Professionals and Anyone Curious About Beacons.

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Course Objectives

  • Understand Beacon Technology. Explain the fundamental concepts of beacon technology, including what beacons are, how they work, and the different types available.
  • Setup and Configuration. Prepare Android devices for beacon interaction by enabling necessary services, such as Bluetooth and Location services, and installing required apps and tools.
  • Develop Beacon-Enabled Android Apps. Build Android applications that can detect and interact with nearby beacons, including implementing actions based on beacon proximity.
  • Data Collection and Storage. Gather data effectively using beacons, including designing data collection scenarios, storing and managing beacon data, and considering privacy and security concerns.
  • Data Analysis. Analyze data collected through beacon interactions, including visualization, reporting, and deriving actionable insights.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Beacon Technology

  • Understanding the fundamentals of beacon technology
  • Understanding How Beacons Works
  • Different types of beacons (iBeacon, Eddystone, etc.)
  • Application of Beacon Technology and Benefits of Beacon Technology

Module 2: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

  • Overview of BLE technology
  • How BLE enables beacons
  • Bluetooth terminology and concepts

Module 3: Setting Up Your Android Environment

  • Checking device compatibility
  • Enabling Bluetooth and Location services
  • Installing necessary apps and tools

Module 4: Beacon Hardware

  • Exploring various beacon hardware options
  • Choosing the right beacon for your project
  • Beacon deployment considerations

Module 5: Developing Beacon-Enabled Android Apps

  • Building a Basic Beacon App
  • Setting up an Android Studio project
  • Detecting nearby beacons
  • Handling beacon data

Module 6: Advanced Beacon Interactions

  • Implementing beacon ranging and monitoring
  • Creating custom actions based on beacon proximity
  • Best practices for optimizing beacon interactions

Module 7: Gathering Data with Beacons

  • Designing data collection scenarios
  • Storing and managing beacon data
  • Privacy and security considerations

Module 8: Analyzing Beacon Data

  • Data visualization and reporting
  • Extracting insights from beacon data
  • Communicating findings effectively

Module 9: Beacon Deployment

  • Strategies for optimal beacon placement
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Scaling beacon deployments

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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

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