Gimbal Inc. Announces Latest Advancement in Beacon Technology With Release of Gimbal Proximity Beacon Series 21

by | Dec 11, 2014

New Offering from the Leader in Personalized Mobile Engagement Features Extended Battery-Life, Weather Resistance and Easy Installation

SAN DIEGO – December 11, 2014 – Gimbal, Inc., the leader in location and proximity-based mobile engagement, today announced the next evolution in beacon technology, with the release of its Bluetooth® Smart (Bluetooth Low Energy) Gimbal Proximity Beacon Series 21. The Series 21 beacon with iBeacon™ technology, represents the highest quality beacon solution available. The beacon combines weather resistance, easy installation and low maintenance with an extra-long 18 month battery life, a critical consideration in large-scale enterprise deployments.

The Gimbal Proximity Beacon Series 21 is the product of extensive research and development; paired with the unmatched real-life experience gathered from the broad deployment of the Gimbal platform. The Series 21 beacon is 30 percent smaller than previous models, yet boasts a battery life that is 50 percent longer than its industry-leading predecessor and is powered by four, pre-installed and replaceable AA batteries. The Series 21 beacon also features a convenient LED indicator to easily assess battery level and mode. These beacons are ideal for large-scale indoor and outdoor deployments.

“When developing the Gimbal Proximity Beacon Series 21, we focused on enhancing the features most in demand by our partners, pulling directly from feedback gathered from current customers who have deployed our platform,” said Kevin Hunter, COO, Gimbal. “By paying extra attention to security, form factor, battery life and ease of installation, Gimbal ensures our partners have a reliable, powerful solution that requires minimal maintenance after installation. Secure transmissions also mean that beacon owners have an opportunity to ‘digitally own’ their beacon inventory, meaning they can securely share access to their beacons for new revenue streams.”

Gimbal has earned TRUSTe’s certification for consumer-controlled privacy, is a member of the Future of Privacy Forum and delivers industry-leading security via its secure software and transmissions.

By bridging the digital and physical worlds, the Gimbal platform provides passive mobile engagement through Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth Low Energy) beacons with support for both iOS and Android, along with advanced geofencing and analytics, unmatched security features and privacy controls.

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About Gimbal, Inc.
Gimbal, Inc. is connecting brands, venues, events and retailers with their customers in exciting new ways by providing leading-edge mobile technologies and solutions. With advanced geofencing, the world’s largest deployment of industry-leading Bluetooth Smart beacons, location-based engagement, analytics, unmatched security features and privacy controls, the Gimbal platform helps drive mobile app engagement and loyalty. Visit for more information.

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