UUID Programmable iBeacon based on CC2540 Module Bluetooth iBeacon
- Run standalone as iBeacon, External host is not required.
- Application for advertisement and location
- Built in pairing password to prevent others to modify the settings
- Support customize your own iBeacon configuration including UUID etc.
- Tx Power configurable
- Advertising frequecy configurable
- Support upgrade firmware through OAD
- Built in JTAG port for customized other application firmware as a standalone system
|Battery model||CR2450||Coin battery, 3.0Vdc, 1 pc|
|Frequency Error||+/- 20KHz|| |
|Standby current||100uA||Depends on duty cycle/broadcasting frequency|
|Broadcasting Frequency||900mS||Duty cycle|
|Output Power||0 dBm||Default setting, programmable|
|Receiving Sensitivity||-93dBm||High gain mode|
|Transmission distance||25 meters||BER<0.1%, Open space|
|Antenna||50ohm||On board/ PCB Antenna|
|Size||31mm*31mm*9mm||case size:39mm*39mm*15mm |
Manual for April Beacon
1.Start to detect iBeacons and modify parameters, download AprilBeacon App.（System requirement: iOS7.0 and later or Android 4.3 and later）
2.Make sure you have Bluetooth turned on and the location services for AprilBeacon App are enabled.
3. Launch the app and run the app to detect your Beacons.
4. If you want to write your own code check our SDK documentation
We are the largest iBeacon provider here in China. We have several customers which are the biggest Indoor navigation service providers. They have bought bunch of our beacons in their projects. During the process of providing deployment services, we have developed many features in our APP, and gained abundant practical experiences in batching deployment.
1)Our App AprilBeacon(both Android and iOS version) have batch function, can update UUID automatically.
2)We have QR code on our case. So it is easy to recognize specific one.
3)We have 227A which has 2 AAA batteries, long term power supply significantly reduce maintenance cost.
4)During the maintaining process, you will face many problems such asiBeacon lost, battery low power etc. We have platform Skymap. It is a online service for your operational groups.
1.Q: What is iBeacon?
A: iBeacon is a technology which Apple calls "a new class of low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify nearby iOS 7 devices of their presence". They can also be used by the Android operating system (limited to central-only).
April iBeacon's Android and iOS 7 SDK include respective readme files that provide SDK installation and usage steps. Additionally, each platform's SDK is well documented. ; Android iOS 7 SDK documentation; Android iOS 7
2. Q: How does it work?
A: April beacon broadcast a signal which contain the UUID, major, and minor values. Bluetooth 4.0 LE enabled devices in the beacon's range are able to pick up this signal, and businesses can choose what interaction to deliver to the device via their app.
3.Q: Does the app you provide work with any bluetooth beacon?
No, because each beacon is password protected, so if you have a beacon from another brand, the app may recognize the beacon but you won't be able to save any changes made to the beacon.
4. Q: Can I have our own logo and in what kind of way?
A: Sure. We can have your logo engraved or printed on your case and also we can put customized sticker on it. Besides, we can customize case based on your requirement if you send us your detailed requirement of your case.
5. Q: Where can I download or air upgrade firmware or device?
A: Now we have our own APP uploaded on Google Play so you can download useful stuff there. Just search April Beacon in Google play and you'll find it.
6. Q: Are the products compatible with Andriod apps too?
A: It compatible with Android 4.3 or above. The phone must support Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Ready.
7. Q: What kind of apps could be developed with the beacons?
Your app is able to pick up a beacon's signal and retrieve data such as UUID, location and other information. It could do it in the background and trigger different actions depending on the proximity of the beacon. The possibilities are endless - indoor navigation, proximity marketing, automatic check-ins.
1 X iBeacon based on CC2540 Module