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Fujitsu Component Launches Bluetooth® Smart Beacon

September 29, 2015

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President: Koichi Ishizaka) launches portable Bluetooth Smart Beacon in October 2015.

Bluetooth Smart beacon

Big attention has been given to low-power beacons as front-end key device of Internet of Things (IoT), which is consisted of devices and sensors connected to networks.

FUJITSU Component Wireless Module FWM8BLZ02 is a Bluetooth Smart Beacon that conforms to Bluetooth Smart Technology. It carries common BROADCAST MODE, which send advertising data one way to central equipment, and PERIPHERAL MODE, which transmit and receive data bi-directionally with central equipment.

The new beacon is able to operate for more than 2 years with coin-cell battery CR2450 at 1 second advertise interval on broadcast mode. Meanwhile, peripheral mode enables easy settings such as transmission power, device name, from smart phones or other central equipment by using our unique command. Security function by pass word works during the setting.

Recovery function is also provided in case of the situation user needs to reset the settings. Module with acceleration, temperature and other sensors will be available upon customer requests.

Bluetooth qualification (QDID), Radio Act (in Japan) have been obtained and FCC,IC, CE are on final stage of approval.

The beacon is good for guide system at stations, airports, exhibition halls. It is also used for various applications using positional information like lost warning, nursing care.


October, 2015


Item Specification
Product name FUJITSU Component Wireless Module Bluetooth Smart Beacon
Part number FWM8BLZ02
Antenna Embedded
Bluetooth technology Bluetooth Smart technology
Approvals* Bluetooth qualification (QDID), Radio Act (Japan),
Power supply Coin-cell battery CR2450
(not attached)
Operating temperature range -30degC to +60degC
Dimensions (mm) 40 x 31 x 12
Weight Approx.10g (excluding coin cell battery)

*FCC, IC, CE are pending approval.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Fujitsu Component Limited is under license.

Customer Contacts

Fujitsu Component Limited
2nd Marketing Dept., Marketing Group
icon-telephone 03-3450-1645

All information including price, specifications, services in this release are current information as of the announcement date. Please be noted that information in this announcement is subject to change without notice.

Date: 29 September, 2015