Physical Web on OpenBeacon!

Release of new OpenBeacon Hardware and Software for the Social Web

 

Our Bluetooth Smart tag ...

Our Bluetooth Smart tag ...

open hardware

We turned our existing OpenBeacon tag design into the ultimate hacking, fuzzing and pentesting tool for Bluetooth Smart and released the hardware schematics and the PCB layout.

We strongly believe that the future of the Internet of Things has to be privacy enabled and must work distributed without depending on cloud services. Please join our project for enabling that vision.

... as seen by Google's app, ...

... as seen by Google's app, ...

Open software

All firmware sources are released here. Software development is officially supported under OS X and Linux.

We created a simple hello world example with support for Google's new physical web support.

Our advanced proximity tag firmware supports sophisticated AES encryption for user privacy and data integrity.

... broadcasting its own URL.

... broadcasting its own URL.

SOCIAL WEB

Our unique proximity features allow to resolve human contacts by detecting other tags in a radius of up to 6 meters and a resolution down to 0.5 meters.

These tag sightings are either sent in real time to the tracking and localization infrastructure or saved to the internal memory for later analysis.