The AIRcable iBeacon is a BLE-Central device for making connections to Bluetooth Low Energy devices, read/write characteristics and broadcast dynamic information, e.g. as iBeacon. It is used by BLE developers as well as BLE automation software.
Just plug into any USB port and this very simple to use device allows you to:
This document here describes the command line interface, a human readable simple prompt-command over the serial port. The AIRcable iBeacon uses SiLab’s CP2104 USB-to-Serial virtual COM port. Drivers for all operating systems are available here. Baud rate: 115200, 8N1, no handshake.
Once configured as a broadcaster, it will keep the settings and it can be deployed just with a USB power supply.
This product is available as BLE module for your own design too.