Bluecats - Edge Relay
BLE Gateway

The BlueCats Edge Relay is a world-class gateway device that brings a new level of functionality, extensibility and security to your iBeacon and Eddystone Beacons.

Using the BlueCats high performance BC011 Module and an ultra sensitive external Bluetooth Antenna ensures maximum coverage and accuracy for World Leading performance.

Track any BLE Device. Detect, filter and forward! Custom configuration of the Edge Relay allows complex filtering before the data is forwarded to a simple logging or comprehensive monitoring solution.

Enterprise grade networking allow for advanced centralised monitoring with use in the BlueCats Cloud, or can be run entirely within a private network or in communication with another Cloud service securely over SSL and MQTT with TLS support. End-to-end security for your tracking and sensor data. The Edge Relay can be the eyes and ears of any IoT solution with Scan and forward of Beacon and Sensor Data.

Developer friendly and ready to customise you can advance the functionality of the Edge Relay further with custom packages built on the core BlueCats scanning libraries.


  • Custom Configurable Read Parameters
  • Able to be deployed ubiquitously
  • Network or WiFi upload interface
  • POE or local MicroB USB power
  • Atheros AR9331 System-On-Chip
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions 90mm (W) x 65mm (L) x 23mm (D) (Including Antenna)
Depth 14.5 - 24 mm
Weight 25g
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature 0 to 40C
Storage Temperature -20 to 60C
Operating Humidity 10 to 95% (Non-Condensing)
System Specifications
Processor 400 MHz
OS System-On-Chip, Atheros AR9331, OpenWrt CC 15.05
Flash 16 MB
Electrical Specifications
Power Micro USB Connector or POE Ethernet
Data Ports
Wireless WiFi: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2 (BLE)
Wired Ports Ethernet LAN (With POE), Ethernet WAN, USB-A
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] BlueCats Edge Relay
BC501 Edge Relay $200.20 D