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Introduction to Portal Beam

Say Hello to Portal Beam

The Portal Beam is a wireless, BLE, cloud-based, sensor platform 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. The Portal Beam comes with an 8-core CPU with neural network architecture and Bluetooth 5.0 readiness. Out of the box, it is compatible and seamlessly talks to any BLE-gateway. Using the 1-click, self-onboarding workflows of the Kio Cloud you can get started with it in minutes.

Features

  • Mains powered Mode Only
  • Configurable by mobile application
  • RGB LEDs signalling device state.
  • Beacon broadcasting
  • IR beaconing for room level tracing
  • Environmental sensing (humidity, temperature, atmospheric pressure, air quality)
  • Occupancy sensing
  • Visual/sound alerts

Specification

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Physical Specification

  • Dimensions 180x180x46

  • Dedicated mounting plate

  • Reset button
  • RGB Led Device status information & alerting

Electronics

  • nRF52832
  • IR Beam (4-directional LEDs)
  • Environmental sensors humidity, pressure, temperature, air quality, light sensor
  • Buzzer
  • Light sensor
  • Far Infrared Wide Angle therma camera

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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0
  • Range up to 50 meters

Sensors

Temperature:

  • Operating range: -40 to 85 c
  • Typical accuracy: +- 1c
  • Units: C (celsius)

Relative Humidity:

  • Operating range: -40 to +85°C
  • Typical accuracy: +/- 1°C

Air Quality Index:

  • Range: 0 - 255 Value calculated based on multiple sensor readings

Pressure:

  • Operating range: 300-1100 hPa
  • Typical accuracy: 0.6 hPa

CO Sensor:

  • Operating range: 1-1000 ppm

Light Sensor:

  • Operating range: 1-100%

Power

  • DC 5V-24V two-wire screw terminal
  • 6x ER14505 (2.6 mAh)

Environmental Requirements

  • -40C / + 85C (-40F / +185F)
  • 10%~90% - non condensing