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Welcome to Kontakt.io Knowledge Base

Kontakt.io Knowledge Base is the repository of all knowledge needed to start working with Kontakt.io devices, platform and developer tools.

What you'll find here

Kio Cloud section explains how to use Kio Cloud, how to create your account, onboard your devices and manage them. Also all features related to configuration of location services is explaind there.

Kio Beacons section provides an overview Kontakt.io beacons, their unique features and functionality. It describes in details differences in firmware versions used on our beacons. It's also the place where you'll find specifications for Bluetooth Advertising packets broadcasted by Kontakt.io devices.

Kio Portal Light section explains how to configure and use Portal Light. Portal Light is Kontakt.io primary Bluetooth Low Energy gateway device. Its used to scanning and detecting Bluetooth devices in range. Device connects via WiFi with Kontakt.io Cloud to transfer beacon presence data. Apart from its primary fucnionality you can also use Portal Light to send konfiguration changes to the beacon devices.

Kio Portal Beam section explains in detail how to install, configure and manage Portal Beam - a wireless, BLE, cloud-based, sensor quantifying rooms and delivering building insights in real-time. The Portal Beam uses nine different sensors: a thermal camera for occupancy and people counting, temperature, humidity, air quality, light, smoke detection, infrared beaconing, RSSI fingerprinting, and iBeacon.

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Integrations section explains how to setup and use integrations with access points such as Cisco using Cisco DNA Spaces and Cisco Meraki. Cassia BLE gateways are also supported.

Management API section explains hot to use Management API to integrate with our Device Management backend.

Apps API section explains how to integrate with Kio Apps backend. You can find there all REST API endpoints as well as Cloud-to-Clod Data streams data structure and configuration such as Azure Event House or AWS Kinesis.

Mobile section is on iOS and Android SDKs that we provide for making sure that writing mobile apps that take full advantage of Kontakt.io platform is as effortless as possible. These SDKs will help with detecting beacons will make the integration process with Kontakt.io backend a breeze.

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