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Beacon Reference Design - Ultra-Low Power

General Description

The beacon reference design is a complete Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)/Bluetooth SMART reference design optimized for ultra-low power BLE Advertisement. The beacon can last 3 years on an AAA alkaline battery, or operate continuously on harvested energy from typical indoor lighting. Silver-Oxide, Zinc-Air, and Lithium Ion coin cells can also be used. Sensor data, including ambient light level, temperature, and battery voltage is broadcast in the BLE Advertise Packet to all smartphones within the vicinity (up to 100 meters). With slight modifications, the emBeacon can collect and transmit other data such as humidity, motion or impact, etc…

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