Toward Designing an Efficient System for Delivering Contextual Content

  • Jawaher Al-Yahya
  • Nouf Al-Rowais
  • Sara Al-Shathri
  • Lamees Alsuhaibani
  • Amal Alabdulkarim
  • Lamya AlBraheem
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 751)


It can be seen that a huge attention has been given to the field of location-aware systems. Different technologies such as: RFID, NFC, QR, GPS and iBeacon, have been developed to be used for these systems. However, in order to design an efficient system for location-based content delivery, there is a need to study these technologies with their features and issues. Moreover, this study provides a review and comparison for the available mobile applications that use iBeacon technology for delivering contextual content. According to the result of evaluation and comparison, the idea is developing a location-aware mobile system using the iBeacon technology. This system can help the event’s organizers to enhance attendee’s experience by providing location based content such as PDFs, image and videos. This is can provide an efficient way for content delivery by reducing the costs and replacing the printed papers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jawaher Al-Yahya
    • 1
  • Nouf Al-Rowais
    • 1
  • Sara Al-Shathri
    • 1
  • Lamees Alsuhaibani
    • 1
  • Amal Alabdulkarim
    • 1
  • Lamya AlBraheem
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Technology DepartmentCollege of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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