NEARBY CONNECTIONS 2.0 Posts on XDA

Google is adding ‘Nearby’ API to Chromebooks for connecting to BLE beacons

Google added its Nearby feature to Android phones back in 2015 and upgrading it to version 2.0 nearly a year ago. The premise is simple - your phone listens for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and inaudible sounds to find out if you are in the proximity of other capable devices. Shops or brands often use BLE beacons...

Google Announces Nearby Connections 2.0, Adds Offline, High Bandwidth Communications

When Google started to roll out version 7.8 of Google Play Services back in 2015, it came with an API called Nearby Messages. This Nearby feature allowed your Android device to listen for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and inaudible sound to find out if you were in the proximity of other capable devices. This could be other Android...