Yosemite as an iBeacon (Swift)

This application runs on Yosemite (OS X 10.10), written entirely in Swift including ported code from Objective-C, based  on the discovering and development efforts of Matthew Robinson to use an Apple computer running Mavericks (OS X 10.9) as an iBeacon transmitter (originally written in Objective-C),  you can read more at Mavericks as an iBeacon.


Here is the advertisement data to start broadcasting as an iBeacon:

Source code published on GitHub.

Note: Despite to the fact that many forums are saying that you cannot use Yosemite as an iBeacon, I can confirm that this solution is working with an external Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) USB dongle.

Recommended Bluetooth dongles:

IOGEAR Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter (GBU521)

 GMYLE (R) Micro USB Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle Dual Mode w/ Low Energy Technology Wireless Adapter (Broadcom BCM20702 chipset)