Google Nearby Replacement

Since Google to stopped serving Android Nearby notifications, marketers have been looking for alternative ways to get messages to smartphones. The Physical Web Association took over the iOS Physical Web app but an Android version hasn’t been forthcoming.

We have been seeing an increasing number of customers buying beacons for Beaconstac’s NearBee. NearBee is an app for iOS and Android that allows you to use Eddystone-URL:

NearBee claims to not only replace Google Nearby but also be better because it also alerts via ringtone or vibration, prevents repeat notifications and shows on the lock screen.

NearBee has been added to the BeaconZone Solutions Directory