FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Bluvision, Inc. (www.bluvision.com), a leader in Bluetooth® solutions for the Enterprise, announces the launch of the iBEEK™ beacon, with the Texas Instruments (TI) SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth Smart solutions. The iBEEK will be demonstrated at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, January 6-9th with TI in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center at booth #N115-N118.
The mobile device will prompt or provide information when visitors near TI product solutions within proximity to the iBEEK beacon, adding an interactive experience, all managed by Bluvision’s new BluZone CMS platform.
“Bluvision has been working with companies globally to enable new platforms incorporating TI’s SimpleLink Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart wireless MCUs and BLE-Stack,” said Elliot Klein, Chief Marketing Officer at Bluvision. “We are powering the Internet of Things (IOT) applications incorporating BluFi Bluetooth-to-Wi-Fi sensors.”
iBEEK is designed for large deployments and long-term enterprise use, with battery life of up to three years on iBeacon™ mode and incorporating multiple real-time sensors — including temperature, light, and motion. Multiple iBEEKs can connect seamlessly to BluFi™, Bluvision’s Bluetooth-to Wi-Fi gateway that enables remote Beacon monitoring and cloud alerts via Bluetooth. With built-in Wi-Fi, BluFi bridges communication from any iBEEK with its built-in sensors to its cloud management platform, enabling connectivity across an organization.
“TI had a breakout year (in 2014) by expanding its broad portfolio of advanced, easy to use low energy technology solutions,” said Amichai Ron, general manager, Wireless Connectivity, TI. “We are happy to showcase Bluvision at CES 2015 as a commercial customer incorporating our latest Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart technologies for beacon enterprise management. BluFi is in a new class of low-energy beacon gateway devices, and with our Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart solutions integrated into its hardware, it is an effective, low-cost beacon sensor solution for the enterprise.”
Bluvision, Inc. is leading innovation in Bluetooth® beacon technology and manufactures enterprise beacons and complete beacon management cloud software and solutions. Bluvision’s technology and solutions help businesses access, manage and understand permission-based identity and behavior data, while providing deep customer insights that turn data into action. For more information, visit www.bluvision.com.
Bluvision, BluZone and iBEEK are trademarks of Bluvision, Inc. BLE-Stack and TI are trademarks of Texas Instruments. iBeacon is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.
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