Barra Edge Indoor & Outdoor Asset Tracker

Barra Edge is a compact indoor and outdoor asset tracker designed to track assets seamlessly, leveraging GPS, Wi-Fi and Cell tower technology for precise geolocation.

Receive alerts when assets are moved or tampered with, ensuring their safety and reducing loss. Benefit from cloud-based location solving and adaptive tracking to save power, with configurable sleep and recovery modes for battery conservation.

Barra edge indoor outdoor asset tracker in front of two pictures of assets it can track.

Main Features

  • Geolocation via GPS and Wi-Fi – Preference GPS location with Wi-Fi fallback or vice versa
  • Cloud based location solving for substantial power saving
  • Magnet switch for device activation & tamper detection
  • Adaptive tracking: GPS movement based (accelerometer) or Periodic update
  • Battery life monitoring: Battery Low, and Battery Critical
  • Configuration Over-The-Air (OTA)
  • Device enters sleep mode until movement occurs to conserve battery life and optimise data usage
  • Switch to Recovery mode in the case of theft or asset retrieval
  • Impact detection alert / G- Force detection – Configurable in Device Manager
  • Geofencing, Rotation counting (Z axis), & Tip detection
  • Ultra-rugged and waterproof IP68 and IK07 rated housing ensures the Barra can withstand impact, fine dust and brief submersion
  • Can be installed with screws, bolts, cable ties, and rivets

Selected Applications

Technical Details


Cellular Module: Nordic nRF9160 Modem operates on all major global LTE-M and NB-IoT bands.
LTE Bands: LTE-M (Cat-M1): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66
NB-IoT (Cat-NB1/NB2): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B17, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66.
SIM Size & Access: Internal Nano 4FF SIM.
Environment: Indoor/Outdoor.
Wi-Fi Location Scanning: Indoor asset location using Wi-Fi access point scanning.
Cell Tower Location: Cell tower fallback for positioning when there is no GNSS or Wi-Fi signal.
Cloud-Based Solver: Cloud based location solving for substantial power saving.

Dimensions: 149 x 51 x 21 mm
Enclosure Rating: IP68, IK07
Material: PA6 Nylon Glass
Recommended Operating Temperature: -30°C to +65°C
Colour: Black
Different Mounting Options Available: Screws, Double-sided tape, Rivets

Battery Life: Movement-Based location updates – 5 years*
Battery Type: Alkaline (Not recommended) or Lithium (LiFeS2) – recommended for best performance (Energizer Ultimate Lithium L91 AA Size)
Quantity per Device: 2 Batteries
Battery Replaceable: Yes
Battery Voltage (V): 3.6V (2 batteries)

Comprehensive Locating Ability: GNSS, Wi-Fi AP MAC address scanning, and Cell tower location for indoor and outdoor asset management. Preference GPS location with Wi-Fi location fallback or vice versa.
Flash Memory: Internal flash memory stores approximately 1400 records if device is out of cellular coverage
Adaptive Tracking: GPS movement based (accelerometer), Periodic update
Battery Life Monitoring: ‘Battery Low’ and ‘Battery Critical’ alert levels
Event Detection: Detect when asset has moved & stopped, temperature change, or when device has been removed
Impact Detection: Configure impact-detection alerts when G-forces are exceeded by a user-defined threshold
Magnetic Activation: Magnetic switch can be used to activate the unit – meaning SIM cards and batteries can be pre-installed, simplifying deployment
Theft Recovery: Switch to Recovery Mode in the case of theft or loss to activate real-time tracking for asset retrieval
Tamper Detection: Magnetic switch provides an alert if the device is removed from your asset
Sleep Mode: Device enters sleep mode until movement occurs to conserve battery life and optimise data usage

3D Accelerometer: 3-Axis accelerometer to detect Movement and High-G events
Magnet: For detecting if the device has been removed from the asset

Box ID: Optional (Includes Geolocation Services)
Telematics.guru: Customer-friendly platform to visualise and manage assets
Third Party Integration: TCP Direct or HTTPS Webhook

FCC: Yes
CE: Yes
IP & IK: Yes

*Please contact us for a full list of compliance specifications and documentation for your region.

Barra Edge Indoor & Outdoor Asset Tracker

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