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SweepinConnect is a location-based marketing tool for iOS. By integrating our system in your application, you are quickly ready to go with the iBeacon technology, along with the geofencing system.

Our solution is linked to an intuitive back-office interface, Sweepin Connect. It let you create your campaigns online in no time and broadcast to your audience. Watch the analytics data on our charts, and get the visitor's traffic in real time.

Get Started


  • To use our Proximity Service SDK, devices must have at least iOS 8.1 installed

  • We are using Realm to create a local database into our application.

Installation with Cocoapods

CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Objective-C, which automates and simplifies the process of using 3rd-party libraries like SweepinConnect in your projects. See the "Getting Started" guide for more information. You can install it with the following command:

$ gem install cocoapods
  • CocoaPods 0.39.0+ is required to build SweepinConnect 0.1.0


To integrate our ProximityService solution into your Xcode project using CocoaPods, specify it in your Podfile by simply adding the following packages :

pod 'SCSDKCoreKit'
pod 'SCSDKProximityServiceKit'

Manual installation

Download the SCSDKCoreKit.framework, SCSDKProximityServiceKit.framework and SCSDKResourcesForProximityServiceKit.bundle files.

Two simple steps to integrate :

  • Drag the SCSDKCoreKit.framework and SCSDKProximityServiceKit.framework files into your Frameworks project's folder in XCode. Don't choose the "copy items into destination's group folder" option, as you may want to only use references.
  • Then drag the SCSDKResourcesForProximityServiceKit.bundle in your project. In your project's target settings, open the build phase tab, and add the SCSDKResourcesForProximityServiceKit.bundle file in the Copy Bundle Resources section (in most case, the bundle will automatically be added). This bundle contains the nibs and images.

You also have to add to install Realm manually, please refer to their documentation.

App configuration


Open your Info.plist file, then add these three new string key : NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription, NSLocationAlwaysAndWhenInUseUsageDescription and NSLocationWhenInUseUsageDescription. In the values, set the messages you want to display to users to request their permission for localisation updates :

	<string>Your message goes here</string>
	<string>Your message goes here</string>
	<string>Your message goes here</string>

For devices running iOS 9.0+, you need to describe your app’s intended HTTP connection behavior, including for Sweepin servers, by adding the NSAppTransportSecurity key

Since our SDK can integrate webviews that are pointing to other servers than ours, every http loads should be authorized. You do this by setting the NSAllowsArbitraryLoads key to true.



You are now two steps away from receiving your first campaign in your app. But before it, a quick explanation on the heart of our SDK. Let me introduce you :

The [SCSDKProximityService sharedInstance]

The SweepinConnect SDK provides a unique singleton to access all methods. To use it, you just need to import the SDK into your controller:

@import SCSDKProximityServiceKit;

Then you can call it:

[[SCSDKProximityService sharedInstance] anyMethod]

1/ Initialize the SDK

To authenticate within our API, use the SDK's singleton with the initWithAppId:andSecret: method in your AppDelegate's didFinishLaunchingWithOptions method:

[[SCSDKProximityService sharedInstance] initWithAppId:@"YOUR-APP-ID" andSecret:@"YOUR-APP-SECRET"];

If you do not have your app id and secret -provided by the Sweepin registration process- please contact the Sweepin team.

/!\ Be careful to keep your app secret for yourself.

2/ Suscribe to local notifications and campaign display

You just need to call manageLocalNotificationForUserInfo: on your AppDelegate's didReceiveLocalNotification: method.

- (void)application:(UIApplication *)application didReceiveLocalNotification:(UILocalNotification *)notification{
    [[SCSDKProximityService sharedInstance]manageLocalNotificationWithUserInfo:notification.userInfo];

3/ Start the services

Now it's time to start all the services. Just call:

[[SCSDKProximityService sharedInstance]start];

Congratulations, your app is now ready to go !

Go to the Sweepin Connect interface to create your first campaign !

For more options, see SweepinConnect iOS : Advanced configuration

A bunch of methods are available to customize our SDK to fit your needs :

  • Get the latest campaigns received
  • Create custom actions on reception / display /close
  • Integrate a QRCode reader in your app and call our API to get related campaigns
  • Register your users' properties to send segmented campaigns to specific groups
  • ...and lot more !


SweepinConnect is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.