Jon Russell: Google Chrome For Android Will Soon Support Interactions With Bluetooth Beacons

Google announced today that it has begun to support physical beacons in its Chrome browser for Android.

The feature, which has been tested in the iOS app since last summer, is heading to Chrome 49 for Android soon. It enables users to opt in to interact with and receive content from nearby Bluetooth-enabled beacons in public places like shops, sports stadiums, schools, etc.