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Chrome for Android can now talk to physical objects in the real world

February 11, 2016 - Uncategorized

Google’s Physical Web allows phones to connect with devices around them, like bus stops or parking meters, and receive information directly without using another app.  The feature has been in testing with iOS devices since last summer and now Google is rolling it out to its Android users as well. It is being rolled out to Chrome 49 first, which is still in beta, but Google says it will be available more widely soon. How the Physical Web works on Android When you approach a beacon for the first time, you’ll receive a notification with the option to turn on the ‘Physical…

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