Get Bluetooth Device Distance Using BleuIO

2021-07-14 07:47:44
Get Bluetooth Device Distance Using BleuIO

Distance between Bluetooth devices can be measured using RSSI value. Using the script presented in this article will help us to get device distance using BleuIO. 

This script scans for nearby Bluetooth devices and get an approximation of the distance by using well known RSSI to distance formula.

Requirments

Instructions

git clone https://github.com/smart-sensor-devices-ab/ble_distance_measure.git

Go inside the folder type in terminal

parcel index.html

The script will scan for five seconds for nearby devices. You can update the value based on your requirements.

You can also run this script from online at
https://smart-sensor-devices-ab.github.io/ble_distance_measure/dist/

**Make sure your BleuIO dongle is connected

Read more about how to calculate the distance
https://iotandelectronics.wordpress.com/2016/10/07/how-to-calculate-distance-from-the-rssi-value-of-the-ble-beacon/

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