As a locating beacon


#1

Just as well known 'tile ’ and ‘trackr’ beacon is used to locate items !

I thought of a new idea where people could locate buses with ble sensors on buses and updating location data on mobiles ( app development to include the authentication mechanism ) so that location of buses are transmitted and tracked via crowd bluetooth gps


#2

Hi,

Good idea if there are no live tracking in buses. It however needs one beacon in each bus, so quite many :slight_smile:


#3

That’s a good thing!


#4

I wish to know if any hardware could be added to read and transmit data in ble tag as to when the bus crosses stops !
If not relying on user’s smartphone location !
so that the data of crossed bus stop syncs to smartphone and latter to the internet server from smartphone


#5

any help regarding this would be highly apprecited as i don’t have any knowleging on coding or programming


#6

I don’t think this would work because if a bus company would like to add (or use) some sort of electronics to track buses, they could either add a GPS tracker or make driver to install a mobile app which would do the trick.

https://corvusgps.com

could be used for example as a backend. They use RuuviTags btw:

https://corvusgps.com/wireless-temperature-sensor-monitoring/