Some news from Google


(Francisco) #1

Seems our hypothesis are getting some backup from google.

They just announce two things:

  1. The Physical Web app now will allow you to convert your phone into a beacon:

https://twitter.com/ThePhysicalWeb/status/748518750962343937

We did some work about enabling people to create beacons with their devices like:

https://github.com/mozilla-magnet/sociallighthouse

  1. Now in the Physical Web app from google, you can select your metadata server, the one that will give you data to show the user:

https://twitter.com/thephysicalweb/status/748519020194721793

And last but not least, and definitely important, the physical web is being rolled out as part of the operating system in google via google play services:

https://twitter.com/mepartoconmigo/status/747809009848225792

Walk the web :stuck_out_tongue: