Add beacons

Overview

LifeTagger enables you to add beacons, enhancing your ability to deliver content based on proximity. This guide walks you through the process of beacon addition, ensuring you can set up and manage these devices effectively.

Step by step: Add beacons

Step-by-step
  1. Navigate to the main sidebar and select 'Beacons'.

  2. Click the '+ NEW BEACON' button located at the top right corner.

  3. Fill in the 'New Beacon Creation Form' with the beacon's Name, UUID, and Description.

  4. Submit the form to add the new beacon to your list.

Beacon Configuration

Form Details

You will encounter a form requiring details such as Name, UUID, and Description for each beacon. These fields ensure unique identification and facilitate easier management of your beacons.

UUID Importance

The UUID is a unique identifier for your beacons, crucial for distinguishing between multiple devices in the same vicinity.

Submission Confirmation

After submitting the new beacon details, confirm the addition in your Beacon List. This list displays all configured beacons, allowing for future edits and management.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • A UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) is a 128-bit number used to uniquely identify information in computer systems. In the context of beacons, it ensures each beacon is distinct and can be individually managed.

  • Yes, you can edit beacon details. Navigate to the Beacon List, select the beacon you wish to edit, and update the information in the Beacon Edit Form.

  • The LifeTagger platform does not specify a limit to the number of beacons you can add. However, practical limits may depend on your specific use case and the capabilities of your hardware.

  • After adding a beacon, you can verify its functionality by checking its status in the Beacon List and ensuring it's active and properly configured.