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Awesome Bluetooth Beacons

A curated list of awesome Bluetooth beacon software and tools.

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Last Update: Nov. 26, 2021, 3:07 p.m.

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Eddystone by Google

Physical Web

Proximity Beacon API by Google

iBeacon Resources by Apple

iBeacon for Developers

Hacks & Cool Apps

Installation & Radio Planning

Beacon Discovery & Configuration Tools

A Ruby gem for scanning beacons

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MIT

Beacon Scanner Apps

Swift

Specification for Eddystone, an open beacon format from Google

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Apache-2.0

An iBeacons example app for iOS 10, with Apple Watch (watchOS 3.0) support, written in Swift 3.

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MIT

iOS & OSX Bluetooth library for RxSwift

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Apache-2.0

iBeacon Manager

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5y 109d
n/a

iOS Beacon framework using BTLE

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2y 11m
MIT

Objective-C

Generic iBeacon Management and Utilities

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6y 6m
Apache-2.0

Replicates detecting and broadcasting iBeacons in the background

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7y 10m
MIT
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4y 10m
Apache-2.0

Stackoverflow Q&A

Virtual Beacons

Android BLE advertising library

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1y 109d
Apache-2.0

Specification for Eddystone, an open beacon format from Google

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787
1y 11m
Apache-2.0

Python script that creates an iBeacon-compatible Bluetooth LE beacon using Linux and a Bluetooth LE adapter

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38
5y 60d
BSD-3-Clause

Beacon Development

Android library to scan for iBeacons.

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2y 22d
MIT

Allows Android apps to interact with BLE beacons

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53d
Apache-2.0

Simple android library for working with iBeacons in background

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4y 6m
n/a

BLE SDK for Android (v4.3 or above)

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4y 9m
n/a

This library allows for easy access to a Bluetooth LE device's AdRecord and RSSI value. It offers additional functionality for iBeacons.

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1y 6m
n/a

SDK for Android devices to interact with reelyActive reelceivers via Bluetooth Smart (BLE). We believe in an open Internet of Things.

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5y 8m
Apache-2.0

Beacon Scanner Apps

Beacon Advertiser Apps

Stackoverflow Q&A

Cordova, Phonegap, Xamarin, Titanium

An iBeacon plugin for Phonegap / Cordova 3.x and upwards. Supports both iOS and Android (contributions are welcome)

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2y 6m
Apache-2.0

iBeacon advertising and scanning in a Titanium module

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5y 70d
n/a

OS X

iBeacon Scanning Utility App for OSX

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4y 96d
MIT

Mac Application to scan for nearby iBeacons regardless of their UUID

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7y 10d
MIT

Use a Bluetooth 4 enabled Mac running Mavericks (not Yosemite) as an iBeacon

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3y 65d
n/a

Mac OSX desktop client app to scan for Physical Web (Eddystone) bluetooth beacons

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3y 8m
n/a

Share links from your Mac using this app to broadcast them as a Physical Web Eddystone URL bluetooth beacon or mDNS.

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3y 8m
n/a

iOS Beacon framework using BTLE

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3
2y 11m
MIT

Linux

Python package for scanning and advertising Eddystone-URL and Eddystone-UID.

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2y 6m
AGPL-3.0

Node.js

A Node.js BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) central module

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MIT

A Node.js module for implementing BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) peripherals

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440
81d
MIT

Windows

Support for Bluetooth Beacons for the Universal Windows Platform (Windows 10), including the Eddystone specification.

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n/a

Bluetooth Low Energy

Bluetooth Smart & BLE Tools

Web Bluetooth API

Demo applications showing off Web Bluetooth

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Apache-2.0

Beacon Developer Kits & BLE Chips

Proximity Trends & Outlook

Vendor-driven Beacon Standardization

Setup and manage large beacon deployments with BeaconControl open source platform

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65
5y 7m
BSD-3-Clause