BlueBeacon Ultra is an indoor Bluetooth LE beacon, based on nRF52832 chipset, with simultaneously supports of iBeacon, Eddystone (full support, with GATT and EID),
Quuppa (emulation mode).
BlueBeacon Ultra has innovative features for the beacon market: directive antenna with circulaly-polarized polarization, two power options (4x AA alkaline
batteries and external USB power supply).
It is especially designed for indoor positioning and tracking (directive antenna reduces multipath and increase accuracy, allowing more accurate room and floor
BlueBeacon Ultra is provided in two versions: Zero: battery-powered Base: battery and USB powered, LED, button
Find out also the Plus and
Deluxe alternative versions with sensors.
8 slots configurable for non-connectable advertising frames:
- 4 slots, each configurable for Eddystone frame types: UID, URL, TLM or EID.
Full support for specifications Eddystone Configuration GATT Service by Google
- 4 slots, each configurable for the following frame types: iBeacon, Quuppa (Direction Finding packet)
Advertising interval (independently configurable for each slot): 0.1 to 5 secs
TX power (independently configurable for each slot): - 40 dBm, - 20dBm to 4 dBm (with 4dB steps)
Additional configuration options: non-connectable mode, anonymous mode, programmable time period, orientation/motion-detection mode, locked/unlocked mode, change password
Configurable with BlueBeacon Manager App for Android and
Version: Bluetooth 4.2, Low Energy (Bluetooth5-ready)
Frequency: 2.402 to 2.480 GHz
Module: Nordic SoC nRF52832 (MCU and transceiver)
Antennas: 2 switchable (printed circularly-polarized directive antenna, meandered planar F-antenna)
Type: battery [Zero version]; battery and USB [Base version]
USB: microUSB connector, 5VDC
Battery: 4xAA LR6 alkaline (5600 mAh typ. capacity at 25°C)
Expected life: 3 to 12 years, 24/7 at ambient temperature (depending on configuration); 12 years with default settings
Operating temperature: -20°C to +60°C
iBeacon technology creates a small area of detection for Bluetooth 4.0 enabled mobile devices. BlueBeacon devices uses iBeacon licensed technology, and have been certified by BlueUp to meet
Apple Proximity Beacon Specifications
Eddystone is a protocol specification that defines Bluetooth LE formats for proximity beacon advertising, with different frame types that may be used
individually or in combinations. BlueBeacon Forte is certified from Google for full support for Eddystone specifications.