BlueBeacon Wirepas Forte+ is our next-generation outdoor beacon, based on nRF52832 chipset with full support of Wirepas Mesh features. It includes an accelerometer for motion detection and can host an optional sensor board. Forte+ is mainly designed as asset and monitoring tag.
BlueBeacon Wirepas Forte+ is available in two versions: STD: standard version; HVL: transparent lid and high-visibility led, for easy identification and pick-to-light applications;
Both versions will be available in enclosure with or without flanges, and in optional IP67 version.
BlueBeacon Wirepas Forte+ is powered by one replaceable CR123A lithium battery, with extended operating temperature range.
Operating modes: Non-router mode (mobile tag): periodic transmission of identifier for positioning); Router mode (anchor tag): mesh network node
Configuration and diagnostics: Wirepas Network Tool application
TX power: -40, -20 to 4 dBm (with 4dB steps)
Advertising interval: 15secs to 18 hours
Version: Bluetooth 4.2, Low Energy (Bluetooth5-ready)
Frequency: 2.402 to 2.480 GHz
Module: Nordic SoC nRF52832 (MCU and transceiver)
Antenna: printed meandered planar F-antenna
Model: CR123A (1500 mAh typ. capacity at 25°C)
Expected life: 4 years at 10 minutes interval, 15 years at 18 hours interval (24/7 at ambient temperature)
Operating temperature: -30°C to +75°C
Sensors and interfaces
Sensors: 3-axis linear accelerometer; optional sensor board (temperature, light, ...)
Led: 1 (red), controllable via GATT [only for version HVL: high-visibility led]
Colour: ligth grey (RAL 7035)
Size: 52 x 50 x 35 mm (version w/o flange), 52 x 80 x 35 mm (version w/ flanges)
Protection: IP65/NEMA4 (IP67/NEMA6 available on demand)
BlueBeacon Wirepas Forte+ supports Wirepas Mesh protocol. The Wirepas Mesh protocol is a wireless network protocol that uses a multi-hop, self-organizing, and decentralized design.
Decentralized network topology enables extremely dense network deployment. Wirepas Mesh protocol is used for indoor localization solutions with cable-less infrastructure: all devices (mobile tags and anchors) are