Tag Archives: bluetooth

BC118: Beacon Demo Using MelodySmart FW

A video demonstrating supported beacons for MelodySmart using BC118. Shows support for iBeacon, Eddystone UID and Eddystone URL. Android App used: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.jmodwyer.ibeacon.ibeaconPoC&hl=en source

Using BBC micro:bits as Eddystone beacons – UID broadcast

http://www.bittysoftware.com 3 BBC micro:bits being used as Eddystone beacons and a smartphone “museum guide” app responding to the distinct IDs each beacon is broadcasting. Bluetooth beacons are used to indicate proximity to a place or object of interest. Beacons use Bluetooth advertising to broadcast a small amount of data, which can be received and acted […]

The physical web on Chrome for Android

This video is a demonstration of how the Physical web onboarding process looks like on Google Chrome for Android. Note: If Google Nearby is activated on your phone, than this onboarding process does not happen at all. Google Nearby Notifications (available for all devices with Android 4.4 and up) is an operating system level discovery […]

ESP32 #5: BLE / Bluetooth Eddystone implementation

ESP32 implementing Eddystone with esp-idf: for ESP32 HowTo install: https://youtu.be/rP9p0MzxSos HowTo wiring and flash: https://youtu.be/_eu39u45XVk HowTo eclipse: https://youtu.be/SC7S4DXWpBI Software: https://github.com/espressif/esp-idf for Eddystone https://github.com/google/eddystone/tree/master/eddystone-url https://www.bluetooth.org/en-us/specification/assigned-numbers/generic-access-profile https://www.bluetooth.com/specifications/assigned-numbers/16-bit-uuids-for-members Sourcecode: https://github.com/pcbreflux/espressif/tree/master/esp32/app/ble_app_eddystone source

micro:bit eddystone URL demo

A quick demo of the eddystone url beacon code running on a micro:bit. Button A reduces transmit power, button B increases it. A+B toggle transmit on and off. Current transmit power is scrolled on the LED display. Code can be found here https://github.com/mjholmes/microbit-pxt-eddystone-url source

Bluetooth Beacon + Google Physical Web with AprilBeacon

In this video, we look at what bluetooth beacons are. We’ll also configure Eddystone-URL on AprilBeacon so that it works with Google Physical Web. AprilBeacon https://blog.aprbrother.com/product/ibeacon-tag-202-ble-4-0-beacon Calvin’s TechBlog https://techblog.calvinboey.com source

Estimote Beacons + Eddystone webinar

Building apps with Estimote Beacons and Eddystone BLE format released by Google http://blog.estimote.com/post/124002171455/estimote-brings-full-compatibility-of-new source

Eddystone and iOS Chrome Widget – Vending Machine

We tried out the Physical Web – Chrome iOS app integration via Eddystone on a Vending Machine. Chrome Widget notified us of the Eddystone beacon. Once tapped, we were directed to the URL of the Vending Machine. It does not currently have a payment method so we got the product right away after selecting it […]