Bluetooth Low Energy beacons
A BLE beacon is a wireless device that
periodically broadcasts a Bluetooth Low Energy advertising packet,
that is received by a smartphone and used to determine the position
relative to the beacon itself. This allows to provide "context-aware"
information to the mobile user, opening up the possibility to connect
the online (virtual) world with the offline (real) physical
BlueUp beacons are certified to support the two main
BLE-beacon technologies on the market: iBeacon,
launched by Apple in 2013, and Eddystone, launched
by Google in 2015.
Beacons ranging accuracy
Ranging with beacons is based on the value of RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator), i.e., the value of the RF signal received by your smartphone. The received signal is strongly affected by several parameters, such as the relative orientation ...
Quuppa Intelligent Locating System is a proprietary powerful technology platform for novel location based services and applications. It enables real-time tracking of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) smart tags, beacons and devices, with accuracy even down ...
BlueBeacon devices are compatible with all mobile operating systems, supporting Bluetooth Low Energy: iOS (7.0 and later, for CoreLocation iBeacon support), Android (4.3 and later), Windows Phone 10. iBeacon is not only for Apple devices. iBeacon ...
Eddystone is an open beacon format from Google for Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacons. The Eddystone specification includes a number of broadcast frame types: UID, URL, TLM. The Eddystone-UID frame broadcasts an opaque, unique 16-byte Beacon ID ...
iBeacon is the trademark for an indoor positioning system developed by Apple Inc. This system enables a smartphone or other device (e.g. tablet) to receive a transmitted signal and perform actions when in close proximity to a device (beacon) that ...