Customizable*

2 mm (0.08 inch) thin

BLE + RFID + NFC

On/Off switch

18+ month battery life **

* CUSTOM FRONT STICKER: 24+ UNITS MINIMUM
** POWER SAVING MODE: ON, INTERVAL: 550MS, DAILY USAGE: 8 HRS

You won’t believe how much
we’ve packed into such a small device.

Stay safe from security threats

Make your beacon infrastructure secure against any attacks with the world’s most bulletproof beacon encryption and ID shuffling.

A beacon that fits everywhere

Slip a lanyard through the hole, put it inside your belongings, or stick your beacon to the wall for the most low-profile look a beacon can possibly have.

Two technologies in one device

Add even more context to your beacon with the built-in RFiD and NFC tag.

Save battery life

Extend the default 18-month battery life* by setting your beacons to broadcast less frequently when they don’t move or simply switch them off when you don’t use them.

*POWER SAVING MODE: ON, INTERVAL: 550MS, DAILY USAGE: 8 HRS

Don’t limit yourself to either Eddystone or iBeacon

Broadcast iBeacon and all Eddystone frames together or just the ones you need.

Let it move

Attach the Card Beacon to any moving asset and track its location with the Kontakt.io Gateway.

All of your favorite beacon use cases plus more:

1. Workplace

2. Logistics

3. Retail

4. Healthcare

5. Events

Power your hardware with our user-friendly software

  • 1. Manage your beacon infrastructure in the Panel
    Configure, share, and monitor your beacons in our web-based app.
  • 2. Update your beacons on the go with our Admin Apps
    Quickly check and update your beacons with our apps for iOS and Android.
  • 3. Keep track of your beacon health
    Get real-time notifications when your battery level drops too low.
  • 4. Shuffle beacon identifiers
    Schedule your beacons to change their identifiers and MAC addresses every day to protect them from security threats.
  • 5. Update your beacons without going on site
    With our SDK, your app users can seamlessly collect information about your beacons and update their configuration just by passing by.
  • 6. Share your infrastructure
    Rent out your fleet securely, to anyone inside or outside your organization and still control your whole network with our API.
  • 7. Build on top of our robust API and SDKs
    Don’t reinvent the wheel. Easily integrate our software with your current IT stack. Build your solution with the Kontakt.io API or SDK features to get the most out of your infrastructure.

Combine Card Beacon with Gateway for location tracking

  • 1. Locate
    Use the Kontakt.io Location Engine to know where your beacons are in real time.* Learn more
    * Software gateway available in the kontakt.io app. Hardware gateway comming soon
  • 2. Analyze
    Gather and analyze data about the location of your beacons and their performance using the Kontakt.io Panel or API.
  • 3. Trigger
    When a beacon enters or exits a specified region, you can trigger real-world actions (such as sending an email, opening a door, or switching off the lights etc.) wherever and whenever you want.

Preconfiguration

Order beacons with preconfigured profiles, identifiers, and settings, so you don’t have to do it by yourself.

Shipping

We ship to any place in the world within a few business days. Shipping cost is always $20.

Made in Europe

Every single beacon—from the hardware to our in-house R&D, design, engineering, and operations-is made in Europe.

Customization

Get white-label boxes or print custom labels to help with deployment.

Warranty

All Kontakt.io beacons come with a 24-month warranty on the hardware, excluding batteries.

Services

Focus on your core strengths instead of dealing with beacon deployment and maintenance by yourself. We’ll take care of your infrastructure.

Drop shipping

Let us customize the packaging to reflect your brand and then drop ship each box directly to the end destination.

Calculate the expected lifetime of your Card Beacon fleet

Card Beacon lets you extend the 18-month battery life by switching your beacon off when not in use. You can even use Location Engine Triggers to optimize the broadcast rate as needed.

Interval:
12 months
24 months
No power saving
12h daily power saving
Signal range:* 0-10m or 0-50m
*Card Beacon has two transmission power settings: the lowest and the highest so its signal range can be either 0-10m or 0-50m.

Processor

Main/Bluetooth:
Dialog Semiconductor DA14580

Communication

Bluetooth:
Bluetooth Low Energy wireless technology 2.4GHz RF
RFID:
Frequency - 125KHz
NFC:
Type - 2

Range

Bluetooth:
Up to 50 meters
RFID:
TBD

Transmission power

Bluetooth:
-20 dBm or 0 dBm

Sensitivity

Bluetooth:
-93 dBm

Dimensions and weight

Height:
85.8 mm (3.38 in)
Width:
54 mm (2.13 in)
Depth:
2 mm (0.08 in)
Weight:
10 grams (0.35 oz)
Weight (with case):
20 grams (0.70 oz)

Connections/UI

On/Off switch

Battery and Power

Lithium Manganese Dioxide Battery - capacity 320 mAh
Battery life about 8 months (without power the saving feature), > 1 year with power saving

Casing

Material:
PC-ABS
Colors:
White

Environmental Requirements

Operating temperature:
-20°C / +60°C (-4°F / +140°F)
Storage temperature:
-5°C / +35°C (23°F / +95°F)
Humidity:
from 0% up to 95%
Looking for features that no other beacon vendor provides?
Custom hardware
Firmware adjustments
Beacon deployment and maintenance
Software deployment on third-party IT systems
Custom software
Private cloud hosting

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