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Range while monitoring your beacons

Say that you want to develop an app to deliver notifications based on iBeacons. App users will get a notification when they enter a beacon's region. You want to deploy beacons for over 50 locations. Knowing that an app can register up to 20 regions at a time, you should use similar configuration for these beacons. What I mean by similar is that sharing the same UUID but differing in major and minor numbers (or sharing the same UUID and major number, but differing in minor number). Let's monitor a region defined by only UUID. Then didEnterRegion will be called for all beacons with this UUID no matter what major or minor are. But now the major and minor parameters will return nil in the didEnterRegion message.

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