Wireless iBeacon Receiver

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Wireless iBeacon Receiver

The Wireless iBeacon Receiver can work as Bluetooth 4.0 receiver. It will scan the iBeacon device nearby and post to the remote server side. The device work as Wi-Fi station status. It will connect the Wi-Fi AP and connect to internet.


Specifications

  • Scan multiple beacon device in same time
  • MQTT protocol
  • Transfer data via Wi-Fi
  • The fastest transport frequency is 1 second. Good for realtime scan requirement.
  • Configure SSID and password by iPhone SmartConfig

Hardware

Parameters Description Remark
Work Voltage 5V DC / 2A
Power Interface MINI-USB
Bluetooth Protocol Bluetooth 4.0
Receiving Sensitivity -93dBm High gain mode
Bluetooth Antenna 50 Ohm External 2dBm antenna
Bluetooth Scan Duration Configure as 1 - 10 seconds 1 second default
Wi-Fi Antenna 50 Ohm PCB antenna
Work with Wi-Fi AP 2.4G Wi-Fi AP only
Working Temperature(C) -20 ~ 65
Dimension 59.3mm x 75.3mm x 11.6mm

How it worked

TODO

Applications

  • Indoor Location
  • Meeting sign in
  • Check in
  • Parking & Checking in
  • Sensor data collection
  • Home automation
  • User data collection
  • ...

Quick Start

  • Prepare an iPhone and download app Wi-Fi Starter
  • Power on Wireless iBeacon Receiver
  • When the yellow led on, the device prepare for connect Wi-Fi AP. Configure the Wi-Fi SSID and password by app Wi-Fi Starter.
  • Open app Wi-Fi Starter,type in SSID and password and tap Start。Wait a moment, the app will receive a notification for device discovering, now Wi-Fi config ok. (Note: Only work with 2.4G Wi-Fi AP)
  • Re-power the receiver. The receiver will connect a MQTT Broker provide by ApilBrother default. - mqtt.bconimg.com
  • Download the free software mosquitto to access the beacon datas uploaded by the receiver.

Please refer the "How To Config" Section for more information.

About LED Status

  • Red LED: It just mean the device is power on
  • Yellow LED: It mean the device started the network module
  • Green LED: It mean the network is ok and MQTT connected. You can't use WiFi Starter app to config the device at the status.

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