Sensor Data in Physical Web URLs

Today I realized that it’s possible to put data in Eddystone-URLs from any kind of sensor attached to a BLE beacon. For example, a device could broadcast a temperature value using the following URL:

http://example.com/21.5

and you only need to install the Chrome browser to see it in the notifications center:

Sensor Data in Eddystone-URL in iOS Notification Center

Clicking on the URL would open it in the browser which could also automatically log the data. Very nice!

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