In 2010, I attended my first PauseOnError in Portland. In 2011, I spoke in front of the FileMaker community for the first time, at PauseOnError in New York City. In 2018, I helped plan PauseOnError in New Orleans. Whoa. I’d worked with FileMaker for only a few years when I attended my first Pause. I was in awe of the…
Now that FileMaker can detect iBeacons that are in range, FileMaker apps have a new way to provide information to users. In this video, Martha Zink shares a demo file created by Bill Heizer, showing how FileMaker Go can use iBeacons to provide valuable information to attendees of a boat show, giving them live information about nearby vendors.
In this video, Martha Zink expands upon the iBeacon functionality in FileMaker 15 by showing how FileMaker can create a log every time a user checks for iBeacons nearby from a FileMaker app. With this information, a business can get a general idea of what users are most interested in or what areas of the location (in this case, museum).
Martha explains how FileMaker 15 interacts with iBeacons, bringing together physical space with data stored within a FileMaker app. This video shows the new FileMaker function, RangeBeacons, discussing the necessary and optional parameters, as well as the results from the function.
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