Owing to the robust and weather proof IP65 grade enclosures, these beacons are most suitable for outdoor installations. They are also the best choice for developers to carry out POCs because they are designed for rough handling.
The compact design offers various applications ranging from personal tracking to proximity marketing. We can offer the product in your brand to be used as Lost & Found devices, in shopping malls, movie theaters, public places etc.
Beacons supporting iBeacon/Eddystone formats are compatible with all mobile devices having Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows that have Bluetooth 4.0 onwards support
No. Beacons essentially rely on Bluetooth Technology and in-order for them to function properly you need to have Bluetooth switched on your/customers mobiles device.
From Bluetooth 4.0 onwards the Bluetooth technology uses lesser power than the traditional Bluetooth, hence they are popularly referred to as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).
If you are working on iBeacon technology you will need an app on phones of every customer, but in case of Eddystone URL the URL can be pushed into any Android 6.0 onwards and iOS 10 onwards devices without an APP. But this comes with a restriction that one needs to keep Bluetooth, Location on, Latest Chrome browser installed with Physical web enabled under Chrome browsers privacy settings.
Yes, Bluetooth beacons and WIFI both work in 2.4GHz band. Hence there are clashes in the packets transmitted resulting in packet loss. Though the frequency-hopping spread spectrum technique used by Bluetooth results in fewer packets lost. However if WIFI interference exceeds certain limits you can eliminate the problem by changing the channel of WIFI router.
UFO Beacon battery life usually ranges from 2.5Yrs to 3Yrs. Beacon battery life is subjected to the settings done of two parameters in particular
Battery life give under specifications of UFO beacons is subject to realisation only if beacon is operated at TX power of -92bdm and Advertising interval of 1000ms
Yes you can develop an app without the use of SDK. Though it may take a longer time to develop the app this way. The advantage of this approach will be that you shall have the freedom to work with multiple device vendors seamlessly.
The beacon range varies from 3meters to 60 meters Line of Site.