ubudu

Enterprise-grade beacons. Made in EU. Works with iBeacon. Order yours in 5 min.

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uBeacon Mid-Range is ubudu's main product. Easy to deploy at scale, doesn't require maintenance, and very good autonomy. Compatible with ubudu's SDK and with iBeacon.

Pack Content

  • 3 beacons
  • Charger & 3 cables
  • Developer account for uBeacon management platform (SDK, rules & analytics)
  • 2-year warranty
  • Wall attachment kit

Technical Specifications

  • BLE112 chip from Bluegiga
    • Bluetooth 4.0 low energy radio
    • Transmit power: +3 dBm
    • Receiver sensitivity: -92 dBm
    • Integrated antenna or U.FL connector
    • TX peak current: 27 mA (o dBm)
  • MCU: 8051 microcontroller, 8kB RAM, 512 kB Flash
  • Li-Po battery of capacity 1500mAh, voltage 3.2 - 4.2 V
  • Real Time Clock
  • Flash memory
  • Advertising interval : default 100ms, configurable
  • Signal strength : défault +3db, configurable
  • Micro-USB port
  • Dimensions : 72 x 39 x 18 mm
  • ABS Plastic casing (white, other colors available)
  • CE, FCC & IC certification
  • micro-USB cable & charger
  • uBeacon SDK for Android and SDK (on Github)
  • uBeacon management server (under terms of service)
  • Made in EU

Interaction Management

Interactions are managed by the mobile device receiving signals from the uBeacon devices. It can be controlled by a server such as uBeacon's management platform.

  • A Developer account allows for most features to be tried out
  • SDK Android & iOS for mobile apps
  • Web back-office for rules management and analytics
  • Server API

Power Management

>1 year of battery autonomy at maximum transmission power (+3db) and 100ms advertsing interval thanks to high capacity and smart energy management features

  • High quality 1500 mAh rechargeable Li-Po battery
  • On-off button
  • Programmable ultra-low consumption clock to schedule advertising (e.g. sleep at nights and days of closing)
  • Universal micro-USB port allows for to recharge them easily or leave them plugged (cable and charger provided)
  • Battery monitoring service which triggers alerts below a given threshold, and switches to energy-saving mode
  • Up to 3-year autonomy at lower advertising frequency / power

Security Management

uBeacon devices features both hardware and software unique security features

  • Physical access (button) to the device is required in order to connect to the settings
  • Secure login is required in order to connect to the settings via only the authorized mobile app
  • Beacon advertising data can be encrypted and rotated over time using a time-based and private key algorithm (can be used only when uBeacon contextual platform mobile SDKs are used)

Configuration

Fully manageable through free provided application, with upgrades.

  • Provided mobile app to fine tune calibration and easily set and manage configuration values
  • Automated deployment mechanism using uBeacon back-office with centrally pre-configured values
  • Easy maintenance thanks to central fleet management, and alert mechanisms
  • Firmware updatable over the air via Bluetooth LE
  • Evolutive : full Bluetooth LE stack for machine-to-machine communication; micro-USB port also usable for machine-to-machine communication and for future extensions
  • Wall attachment kit provided (screw for permanent, velcro for temporary installations)