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M2 Asset Traking Beacon

• Nordic nRF52811 SoC (Hardware is compatible with Bluetooth 5.1 )
• Integrated 3-axis accelerometer and magnetic (Hall-effect sensor) switch sensors
• Accelerometer sensor for motion detection can identify whether the Beacon is moving
• Smartphone app (iOS & Android, and provide SDK) easily configures all parameters
• Wide broadcast range (up to 160 meters)
• Long-lasting 1000-mAh lithium coin battery (replaceable)
• Smartphone application for easy configuration

Description

Bluetooth Low Energy(BLE) is a wireless area network that allows people within its range to see its location easily, it can also be employed in the tracking of valuable assets.

The M2 BLE asset tracking beacon utilizes the Bluetooth low energy asset tracking technology. It is can be employed indoors or outdoors to monitor inventory or other important use cases vital to your organization. It is portable and easy to install. You do not need specialized tools to set things up and running. It can be hung, screwed, or attached to a surface with a sticker.

The M2 asset management beacon gives you a range of up to 160 meters (in open spaces without obstacles). You can easily install the BEACONX PRO APP for your iOS or Android devices to connect with the device with ease.

Some applications of BLE asset tracking

Warehouse&Inventory

Helps staff to easily locate items in the warehouse.

Vehicle monitoring

Easily identify and locate vehicles to be shipped to prospective customers.

Proximity security detection

It can inform personnel when they are close to dangerous pieces of equipment.

Health care quipment monitoring

It can help health personnel to quickly locate important equipment and critical machinery in hospitals.

Personal tracking

Beacons can be used to track person and dispatch those who are close to the spot.

Benefits of BLE asset tracking

Bluetooth low energy tracking techniques gives you the following benefits:

Data transfer using a BLE asset tracking device is quick

You get a broader range using a BLE beacon

Signals transmitted by beacons are more secure

BLE devices consume less power

It is cost-effective means of asset tracking

Beacons offer high broadcast capacity

They are easy to install

Beacons are used for indoor and outdoor purposes

They provide real-time geo-locations

How asset beacon works

Bluetooth beacons are similar to Wi-Fi networks – they transmit radio waves within a set range (up to 70 meters). The device repeatedly broadcasts a radio signal, which can be seen by other devices within its range.

The radio signals the beacon transmits are composed of numbers and letters which are transmitted at regular intervals (approximately 1/10th of a second). When a Bluetooth-enabled device, like a smartphone, is in the range of the transmitting device, it can see the beacon.

This is similar to lighthouses that permanently emit visible light which serves as navigational guides for sailors.

How asset beacon works

Bluetooth beacons are similar to Wi-Fi networks – they transmit radio waves within a set range (up to 70 meters). The device repeatedly broadcasts a radio signal, which can be seen by other devices within its range.

The radio signals the beacon transmits are composed of numbers and letters which are transmitted at regular intervals (approximately 1/10th of a second). When a Bluetooth-enabled device, like a smartphone, is in the range of the transmitting device, it can see the beacon.

This is similar to lighthouses that permanently emit visible light which serves as navigational guides for sailors.

General Features

Main Chip

Nordic nRF52811

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.2 (hardware compatible with Bluetooth 5.1)

Range

Up to 160 meters (in the open area and no obstacles)

Dimension

70mm x 46mm x 21mm

Weight

33.5g (With battery)

Material

ABS+PC

Waterproof

IP67

Color

Grey

Installation

Hang, Sticker, Screw

Button

Inner mechanical button

LED

Single red LED

Sensor

Omnipolar Hall-effect sensor for magnetic switch 3-axis accelerometer sensor (optional)

Environmental

Operating temperature

General -20°C / + 60°C
-40°C / + 85°C can be customized

Storage temperature

-20°C / + 70°C (without battery)
10°C / + 25°C (with battery)

Humidity

0% ~ 95% (non-condensing)

Power

Power supply

Replaceable 1000mAh lithium coin CR2477 battery

Average current

21uA (Default settings, without 3-axis G-sensor)
28uA (Default settings, motion detection is always active)

Lifetime

4 years (Default settings, without 3-axis G-sensor)
3 years (Default settings, motion detection is always active)

Functions

Advertising format

Apple iBeacon
Google Eddystone (UID, URL, TLM)
MOKO BeaconX Pro sensor data ( with 3-axis G-sensor)

Multi-advertising

Support up to 6 active slots (Beacon can broadcast different advertising packets separately)

Power on/off

Press inner mechanical button Magnet approaching to pull-down hall effect sensor

Configuration

Advertising format and data/ Beacon Name
Tx Power/ Advertising interval Connection password/ Trigger options/ Sensor parameters

Sensor sampling

Broadcast or notify the 3-axis G-sensor data in real time (with 3-axis G-sensor)

Motion detection

3-axis G-sensor identify whether the Beacon is moving to change the advertising status and data

Power saving mode

Motion detection stops Beacon broadcasting and make Beacon to sleep

Firmware update

Nordic DFU OTA/ J-link

Configuration APP

BeaconX Pro APP for iOS and Android Open APP SDK for customer to develop

Certifications

USA (FCC)

Europe (CE-RED, CE-LVD, CE-EMC, REACH, RoHS )

Other certifications or approvals can be customized

Customize Logo

Customize Package

Pre- configuration
Parameters

Customer Firmware Programming

Customize Firmware

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