How to enable Estimote Monitoring with SDK?

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Estimote Monitoring allows apps to detect when somebody is entering and exiting the range of beacons. Compared to iOS Core Location Monitoring, it allows for more granular enters/exits without any region limit. The algorithms rely on a couple of beacon settings being properly configured. To do this:

  1. Download the latest version of iOS SDK.
  2. Discover your device (its Connectivity Packet) with ESTDeviceManager:
    ESTDeviceManager *deviceManager = [[ESTDeviceManager alloc] init];

    deviceManager.delegate = self;

    [deviceManager startDeviceDiscoveryWithFilter:[[ESTDeviceFilterLocationBeacon alloc] init]];
  3. Connect with it:
    - (void)deviceManager:(ESTDeviceManager *)manager didDiscoverDevices:(NSArray *)devices {

      ESTDeviceLocationBeacon *locationBeacon = (ESTDeviceLocationBeacon *)devices.firstObject;

      locationBeacon.delegate = self;

      [locationBeacon connect];

    }
  4. Turn on settings required by Estimote Monitoring by using ESTEstimoteMonitoringFeatureset:
    - (void)estDeviceConnectionDidSucceed:(ESTDeviceConnectable *)device {
      ESTDeviceLocationBeacon *locationBeacon = (ESTDeviceLocationBeacon *)device;
      ESTFeaturesetEstimoteMonitoring *featureset = [[ESTFeaturesetEstimoteMonitoring alloc] initWithDevice:locationBeacon];
      [featureset writeEnableSettings:YES withCompletion:^(NSArray *errors) {
        if (errors) {
          NSLog(@"Failed to enable monitoring. Errors: %@", errors);
        } else {
          NSLog(@"Estimote Monitoring enabled!");
        }
      }];
    }
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