Wireless iBeacon reciever /sniffer Low energy module

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Overview
Quick Details
Place of Origin:
Beijing, China (Mainland)
Brand Name:
Aprilbeacon
Model Number:
Receiver
Name:
Wireless iBeacon reciever /sniffer Low energy module
Antenna:
external
Work Voltage:
5V DC / 2A
Wifi:
Yes
Bluetooth 4.0:
Yes
Compatible Technology:
BLE, IBeacons, IBeacon, USB, UART, iOS, Android
Power Interface:
MINI-USB
SupplyAbility
SupplyAbility:
100000 Piece/Pieces per Month
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
Protected in bubble wrap , packaged in carton
Port
Beijing
Lead Time :
1-2days

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

 

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.

Transport Protocol And Data Format

The transport protocol is MQTT. Here's a sample data.

{

"id":"ABCDEF123456",

"raw_beacons_data":"F4B85ED84CB7123456781234123412341234123412347DAD33B1C6FF41;0117C538C0CF23A01AF0232A45189C0E323FB773F5EF00100020B3FFB2;"

}

It's a json data. The key "id" is the MAC address for the receiver. The key named "raw_beacons_data" contains the beacon datas. The iBeacon datas are splitted by semicolon. The sample data F4B85ED84CB7123456781234123412341234123412347DAD33B1C6FF41

Bytes

Description

Example

0 - 12 bytes

Mac address for beacon

F4B85ED84CB7

13 - 45 bytes

iBeacon's UUID,32 bytes

12345678123412341234123412341234

46, 47 byte

major

7DAD

48, 49 byte

minor

33B1

50 byte

measured power,minus 255 for real value

C6

51 byte

Battery level in percent, there will be FF if battery level unknown

FF

52 byte

RSSI,minus 255 for real value

41

 

 
Please refer our wiki for more information
 
Julia Zheng
skype:aprilbeacon