Lighthouse – Adding Beacons
Beacons are a device that is repeatedly transmitting signals that a smart device can identify. Beacons track locations by transmitting a unique ID number that advises the smart device which beacon it is in proximity to. Adding beacons for use with Lighthouse, requires a two set process. The steps below allow you to add the beacon to the software. The second step relates to configuring the beacon hardware. After you have completed the steps below, send a request to Lighthouse/TEAM Client Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to complete the hardware setup.
Steps to add beacons
- In Lighthouse Web, navigate to the Maps menu option and right click on the map location (inside a location geofence) and select Add Signal
- On the Unassigned Beacon slider view, enter the Label and Reference information
- Leave Beacon in the Type drop down
- Leave the Auto Assign Settings check box selected and the other settings automatically fill in
- Click the and buttons
When adding beacons, there is an additional step related to configuring the beacon hardware. To complete the process of setting up your beacons, send a request to Lighthouse/TEAM Client Services at email@example.com.
The signal displays on the map as a small circle within the location geofence.
Once your beacons have been added to the map, they display in the Setup menu option on the Zones tab.