Beacon Features

Multi-protocol

Swirl supports a number of industry-standard beacon protocols including Apple iBeacon, Google Eddystone, Swirl SecureCast™ and more.

Fully certified

Swirl Beacons have been certified to meet the rigorous performance standards of Apple, Google and international telecom broadcast licensing organizations throughout the world.

Advanced fleet management

With real-time beacon monitoring, over the air firmware updates and the ability to adjust beacon settings remotely, even the largest-scale beacon networks can be quickly deployed and easily managed.

Six year battery life

Built with TI’s most advanced ultra low power micro-controller and an integrated real-time clock to enable standby mode, Swirl’s 4XAA beacon offers the longest battery life in the industry.

Highly secure

SecureCast™ beacon encryption provides the highest level of security and privacy to prevent beacon spoofing, cloning and hacking.

Trusted

Swirl is the mobile presence marketing solution provider trusted by leading companies including Twitter, Lord & Taylor, Simon, Urban Outfitters, Google, Timberland and more.

Swirl 4XAA Beacon Specs

Physical

Color

White with dark gray base

Weight

160g (6oz) including batteries

Power Switch

External

Branding

Custom ordered beacons can be printed with logo of your choice

Status Indicator

Dual color LED for power, connectibility and maintenance status

Mounting

3M Dual Lock Velcro

Broadcast

Chipset

TI SimpleLink Bluetooth® Smart
CC2640 ultra-low power MCU

Bluetooth Specification

Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0

Spectrum

2.4GHz RF

Broadcast Interval

Configurable from
100ms (recommended) to 1,000ms

Power

Configurable from
-23dBM (low) to +5dBM (full power)

Range

Configurable up to 80m

Protocols

Apple iBeacon, Google Eddystone, SecureCast™

Firmware

Fully compatible with Swirl SDK, over the air firmware updates

Antenna

Integrated performance-tuned PCB antenna, omnidirectional

Regulatory Certifications

FCC (United States)

IC (Canada)

CE (Europe)

Power

Source

4 AA Alkaline batteries (replaceable)

Conservation Feature

Integrated clock with standby support
(configurable broadcast hours)

Battery Life

6 years (@100ms operating 12 hours/day @ -6dBM)

Battery Monitoring

Continuous monitoring through distributed SDK

Environmental

Temperature

-20°C to 55° C

Weather

Designed with rubber gasket to meet NEMA 4 water resistant rating

Placement

Indoor or Outdoor

Everything you need to manage your large-scale beacon network

  • Automated provisioning and configuration tools for rapid deployment and scale
  • Cloud-based platform for real-time beacon monitoring and management
  • Easy to use Beacon Manager app enables distributed support by store associates
  • Instant access to beacon traffic data and campaign results
  • Encrypted beacon broadcasts and full access controls for enhanced security
  • Distributed over the air updates make it easy to take advantage of the latest beacon protocols and technology advances

Swirl beacons are ushering in the indoor mobile marketing revolution.