Bluetooth tracker


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Bluetooth tracker

A small device that is attached to items such as a phone, tablet, keyring or wallet for tracking purposes. A mobile app communicates with the tracker via Bluetooth, and the tracker can be signaled to sound a beep when the item cannot be found. The app also records the location of the tracker the last time it was in range.

Even When Out of Range
When the tracker is out of Bluetooth range, the assistance of all other users with that same tracker app is enlisted behind the scenes. All running apps pick up the signals from the trackers of all the users of the same product in the vicinity. The signals sent to the vendor's cloud are used to pinpoint their geographic locations. See vehicle tracking.


Popular Trackers
The Tile (left) and TrackR Bravo (right) are examples of Bluetooth trackers that are small enough to place almost anywhere.
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Simple and easy-to-use, Tile Bluetooth trackers can be attached to any item.
Within the Internet of Things sector, breakthrough French technologies will be presenting the latest accessories in the field such as the Wistiki Bluetooth tracker, live video solutions from a smartphone developed by Plussh, a personal multi-user cloud that can save data in a private partitioned space via Helixee by Novathings, and Kerlink's machine-to-machine communication solutions.
This luggage has a Bluetooth tracker embedded in it which, when paired up with the app, shows you exactly where it is.
belief; that a Bluetooth tracker should be more than a collection of features.
he Throw in a bundled Tile Bluetooth tracker and you've got a nifty travel essential that forms part of the Smartech range at Selfridges - you'll need to hit the London store if you want one.