Shepherd® Tag, Wearable

SKU: CS35-BLE-0004

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. 


Rugged, Reliable, Long Lasting, Wearable BLE Tracking Tag

At the heart of an I-GUIDES® Blue system is a high performance Bluetooth BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) Shepherd® tag. For asset tracking and management, the advantages of Shepherd® tags over all other wireless technologies are:

  • Small and rugged packaging, IP-68 rated device
  • Typical 2 year battery life
  • Worldwide deployable, legal to use globally with no special local configurations or license requirement
  • No interference with Wi-Fi or other radio systems
  • SAE AS6023 certified for use on aircraft in flight
  • Shepherd® tags utilize encrypted CRC that cannot be spoofed or mimicked


Range Up to 1,500 feet (450 meters); 150 feet (45 meters) using smartphone as reader
Reporting Interval 10-second heartbeat; 1-second while in motion; 1/10 second when Pointer® loop detected
Tag Density Up to 5,000 tags inside each reader zone
Sensors Motion, shock, tamper, temperature
Frequency 2.4 GHz ISM band
Transmit Power 1 mW (0 dBm) Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE)
Temperature -4°F to +185°F (-20°C to +85°C) operating; -40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C) storage
Battery Life 2 years typical; battery life is monitored and indicated in the I-GUIDES® Blue Cloud Manager
Battery Chemistry Lithium Metal, Class 9, UN 3091. Fully complies with IATA requirements for Transport of Lithium Metal and Lithium Ion Batteries, ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, and the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)
MTTF Greater than 150,000 hours - not including battery
Protection Rating IP 68, total protection from immersion and dust
Dimensions 1.5" x 1.78" x .55" (38.12mm x 45.1mm x 14.09mm)
Weight 0.7 oz (20g)
Durability Shock: multiple drops 3' (1m) to concrete; Vibration: 3G sine wave per DIN IEC 68-2-6, 5G random per DIN IEC 68-2-64
Packaging ABS, flame rated per AS 6023
Mounting Wristband, lanyard, fob, fabric patch, Velcro and other options
Certifications USA; FCC Part 15, Canada; IC, Europe; CE (EN 300 220-1, -3, EN 301 489-1, -3, EN 60950)
Aerospace SAE AS 6023 certified for transport and use on aircraft



  • 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