Bluetooth trackers have been on the market for a few years now (since roughly 2013 when tile first appeared on the scene), but over the last year they’ve become impressively small and thin thanks to advancements in Bluetooth chips and software. The TrackR Bravo, for example, is not much wider than a dollar coin, and no thicker than two stacked quarters, while the wallet-friendly Tile Slim is about the size of two stacked credit cards.
They are a super handy way to keep tabs on our valuables. Attach one to a bag, or slip one into your wallet, and you can then use your smartphone to help you track them down if you mislay them.
As our devices get smarter and evolve, so do the technologies that power them.
With the recent launch of Bluetooth 5, the technology continues to evolve to meet the needs of the industry as the global wireless standard for simple, secure connectivity. With 4x range, 2x speed and 8x broadcasting message capacity, the enhancements of Bluetooth 5 focus on increasing the functionality of Bluetooth for the IoT. These features, along with improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies, continue to advance the IoT experience by enabling simple and effortless interactions across the vast range of connected devices.
FOBO TAG is the world’s first tracker with Bluetooth 5 and multiple patented technologies. Aesthetically designed and meticulously engineered for functions and style, it stops loss and retrieves valuable belongings or loved ones, effectively with augmented reality. It provides five smart ways to search, removing the LOST from “Lost & Found”. It works with Android and iOS smartphones with Bluetooth 5 and 4.
FOBO TAG Features
FindME: Lost your keys? All New FOBO TAG comprises five search functions to retrieve something or someone missing. There are Augmented Reality (AR) Search, Group Search, 2D Search, Patented Crowd Search and Reverse Search smartphone.
Augmented Reality (AR) Search: Enhances the effectiveness of a search. It maps the real life surrounding with directional indications to enhance visual recognition and depth perception during a search. This AR effectively navigates you towards the missing item in a familiar or unfamiliar environment.
Group Search: Improves the efficiency of a search in a large area. With patented technology, FOBO TAG app lets you mobilize an enlisted team search for a missing item or loved one. The search members can individually and simultaneously search at different spots of a large area with AR Search function.
2D Search: Uses directional radio signal strength, audible beep and flashing light to direct you to the FOBO TAG attached on the missing item.
Patented Crowd Search: A remote search function which other FOBO TAG app users can help locate a missing item when they come in Bluetooth range with a FOBO TAG.
Reverse Search: Helps you search for the smartphone that the FOBO TAG is paired with. This function is handy when you have misplaced your phone. If you have multiple TAGs paired with your phone, you can mobilize a team search by assigning one TAG to each team member.
TrackME: Shows ON DEMAND the presence of items that you would like to track. It provides an instant summary view of those FOBO TAG that are in Bluetooth range with your smartphone.
RemindME: Alerts you when a tracked item gets out of Bluetooth range with your smartphone.
SafeZone: Is a patented feature that allows the FOBO TAG app to drop its guard on a tracked item at a location where you need to detach from the item. You can set a preferred perimeter in which the RemindME function is turned off for the said tracked item. This is a useful feature when you need to detach from the item within a safe perimeter, like at home.
TimeZone: Is a patented feature that turns off the RemindME function during a time frame you set so that you can detach with the tracked item beyond the perimeter set for SafeZone. This feature is useful when you intentionally leaves a tracked item in the office when having lunch away from office.
Don’tMoveME: A motion detection function that alerts you when the tracked item is moved.
PromptME: Alerts you when a tracked item comes in Bluetooth range with your smartphone.
SOS.ME: Emergency trigger to rescue with GPS location & audio recording.
FOBO Share: Allows two users to track the same FOBO TAG together or separately. This patented feature also shows the detached user whether the tracked item is with the other user. When both of the users are detached from the tracked item, they will be alerted at once, even if they are not at the same location. This feature is useful to monitor the movement of a child at a shopping mall or a pet at a park.
CrossPair: Allows you to swap from one smart device to another, seamlessly. This patented feature is useful when you change to a new phone. All installed FOBO TAGs will transferred to the new device, without the need to individually pair and install each TAG.
What Makes FOBO TAG So Special?
FOBO TAG uses Bluetooth 5 wireless technology (something hard to come by at this point in time), making it very unique in the market as most other trackers are still relying on older Bluetooth technology. The fact that this device also has multiple patents and uses smart augmented reality makes it even rarer.
FOBO TAG Specifications
Where Can I Get One?
FOBO TAG is currently on Indiegogo with just a couple of days left. You can visit their campaign and back their product right now if you’re interested.
Seeing that Christmas is just around the corner, it would be a great gift for loved ones. The love and thought of giver would emanate through the feature-rich product in this season of great joy!
To make things even better, the campaign also runs a referral contest with very attractive prizes, something you should definitely check out!
For more information about this unique product, make sure to visit the official website.
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