Retriever® BLE Reader

SKU: CS35-RTV-0002

I-GUIDES® Blue, BLE Tracking Solution

I-GUIDES® Blue is a cloud based BLE platform for asset tracking throughout a local or global supply chain network. Using the I-GUIDES® Blue pack of hardware and software solutions, organizations can quickly improve accuracy of current asset locations, increase accountability of key assets throughout their lifecycle, and use reporting and alerting tools to increase productivity and efficiency of operations. 

Long Range, Flexible, Secure BLE Reader

The Retriever® is a small, secure network appliance that enables plug-and-play creation of a fixed reader infrastructure that provides constant, unattended coverage. The Retriever® collects Shepherd® Tag beacons, performs edge filtering and pushes data to a local or cloud repository where the I-GUIDES® Blue Cloud Manager software is hosted.

The Retriever® capabilities include:

  • Collects Shepherd® Tag beacons up to 1,500' (450m)
  • Configured as an actively managed network appliance or as a stand-alone secured device inside your firewall
  • Powered via POE or AC adapter (12 watts)
  • Intel Atom x7-E3950 processor allows the Retriever® to process up to 5,000 tags within range
  • Gbit Ethernet, Dual Band 802.11ac wireless, cellular data communication (option)
  • MIL-STD-810G compliant fanless network appliance
  • UL Listed, CE Certified
  • VESA or DIN Rail Mounting options available



Tag Density Up to 5,000 tags inside each reader zone
Range Up to 1,500’ (450m)
Bluetooth RP-SMA connection
Power POE (802.3) or AC adapter (12 watts, 9-36 VDC)
Connectivity (3) Gbit Ethernet LAN ports, WLAN 802.11ac dual antenna + BT 4.2 (Intel 8260AC)
Compatibility No interference with Wi-Fi or other radio devices
Temperature -4°F to +158°F (-20°C to +70°C) operating
-40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C) operating with industrial option
Relative Humidity 5% - 95% non-condensing
Shock and Vibration MIL STD 810G compliant (IEC TR 60721-4-7:2001+AI:03, Class 7MI, test method IEC 60068-2-64 (up to 2kHz, 3 axis)
Protection Rating IP 50 (IP 65 with enclosure option)
Dimensions 3.3” x 4.85” x 1.3” (84mm x 123mm x 34mm)
Weight 12.3 oz (350g)
Housing Rugged all metal chassis (aluminum and zinc die cast) designed for industrial settings
No vents, fanless convection cooling through the chassis
Certifications UL Listed, USA; FCC Part 15, Canada; IC, Europe; CE (EN 301 489-1, -17 EN 62368-1)




  • Evidence room tracking
  • Weapons Tracking
  • High value asset monitoring
  • Airport ground support equipment
  • Fast inventory management deployment
  • Vehicle tracking
  • Real-time shipment tracking
  • Many, many more


  • API for integration with
  • existing systems
  • Real-time alerts and alarms
  • Real-time maps
  • Chain-of-custody data log server
  • Cloud based or locally hosted