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iBeacon is a name of technology that is enabling new location awareness possibilities for apps. "Leveraging Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), a device with iBeacon technology can be used to establish a region around an object. This allows an iOS device to determine when it has entered or left the region, along with an estimation of proximity to a beacon."

An iBeacon Manager library was created to simplify your interactions with iBeacons. In essence it serves several roles:

  1. Checking the iBeacon permission matrix
  2. Registering & listening for nearby beacons
  3. Detecting nearby beacons
  4. Visualizing nearby beacons in a radar look like custom made user interface.

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To run the example project, clone the repo, and run pod install from the Example directory first.



JMCiBeaconManager is available through CocoaPods. To install it, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

pod "JMCiBeaconManager"


  1. Download and drop /JMCiBeaconManagerfolder in your project.
  2. Congratulations!


import JMCiBeaconManager

let beaconManager = JMCBeaconManager()

let kontaktIOBeacon = iBeacon(minor: nil, major: nil, proximityId: "f7826da6-4fa2-4e98-8024-bc5b71e0893e")
let estimoteBeacon = iBeacon(minor: nil, major: nil, proximityId: "B9407F30-F5F8-466E-AFF9-25556B57FE6D")

beaconManager.registerBeacons([kontaktIOBeacon, estimoteBeacon])

NSNotificationCenter.defaultCenter().addObserver(self, selector: #selector(beaconsRanged(_:)), name: iBeaconNotifications.BeaconProximity.rawValue, object: nil)

    }) { (messages) in
        print("Error Messages \(messages)")

/**Called when the beacons are ranged*/
func beaconsRanged(notification:NSNotification){
    if let visibleIbeacons = notification.object as? [iBeacon]{
        for beacon in visibleIbeacons{
            /// Do something with the iBeacon

Add the key NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription to your project info.plist file.

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Janusz Chudzynski,

Felipe N. Brito,


We would love for you to contribute to JMCiBeaconManager, check the LICENSE file for more info.


  • iOS 8.0+
  • Xcode 7.3


JMCiBeaconManager is available under the BSD license. See the LICENSE file for more info.