Apache Spark – Processing Access Point Wi-Fi Data

A Closer Look Previously in Utilizing Access Point Wi-Fi Data, we had discussed several use cases a business manager could solve by leveraging WiFi data: Determining dwell times of unique customers in a store setting. Determining peak venue traffic hours. Determining missed customer engagement opportunities, e.g., someone just passing by a location/short dwell times. Determining what kinds of devices your clients […]

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Apache Spark – Utilizing Access Point Wi-Fi Data

Intro Did you know that Wi-Fi routers used within your home or outside in public are capable of collecting a wealth of information about your mobile devices even if you never actually sign in and connect to the Internet? Wi-Fi is ubiquitous in today’s world and cell phones and other mobile devices are almost always either passively or actively probing […]

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Reappt and IBM Bluemix

DHT Simulator I am a co-op student from Appalachian State University and just joined the IBM jStart Emerging Technologies team.  I’ve recently had the pleasure of building and running my first application on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform. The application I built is an interactive Distributed Hash Table simulator built using the Reappt service Bluemix offers. I built this application in […]

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