What is Buffr ®?
Buffr ® is a sensor that helps businesses support their employees and guests in observing 1.5 m distancing. Buffr ® can be used indoors and outdoors. Buffr ® emits an audio alert (5 beeps) when 2 or more Buffrs are within a 1.5 m radius of each other.
How big is ‘Buffr ®’, how much does it weigh, and how can you wear one?
Buffer ® has a diameter of 36 mm, weighs approx. 14 grammes, and can easily be worn on clothes thanks to a special magnet that comes with it.
Who is Buffr ® meant for?
Buffr ® is intended for businesses in the Healthcare industry, Offices, Hospitality establishments, Government agencies, Factories and the like, where all employees or visitors can be equipped with a Buffr ®. However, Social Distancing is also important in museums and zoos, as well as any at other location where closed communities spend time together.
Is Buffr® safe?
Certainly, Buffr ® is based on CE-certified technology that is widely used by our group. Buffr® uses wireless 2.4 Ghz Bluetooth.
Does Buffr ® always work at 1.5 m?
Buffr ® uses Bluetooth to detect other units within a 1.5 m radius and emit an alert. The distance at which Buffr ® detects other units may differ, as factors such as the environment, the way Buffr ® is worn, and the direction from which users approach each other may affect the proper functioning and accuracy of the device. Buffr ® is at its most accurate when users wear it on their clothes and when it faces other Buffrs.
How do I activate Buffr ®?
Pressing Buffr ® twice activates it, pressing it three times deactivates it.
What type of battery does Buffr ® use?
Buffr ® runs on the Renata CR2032 MFR, a high-quality Lithium button cell battery produced by Swiss brand Renata, a subsidiary of the Swatch Group. This brand was carefully selected to supply the batteries used in Buffr ®.
Starting from 1 July 2020, the Renate CR2032 will be available at Buffr ® and at many shops and suppliers.
What is the battery life of a Buffr ® under normal use?
Between 10 and 14 working days, depending on the number of times that a Buffr ® has been in contact with other Buffrs.
How can users contribute to efficient battery use?
Users can contribute to efficient battery use by deactivating Buffr ® at the end of a working day or when it is not needed by pressing it three times.
How can I change the battery? Is it easy?
Changing the battery is very easy and only takes a minute of your time. Hold the bottom of the Buffr ® and turn the top of the device counter-clockwise. Remove the old battery and replace it with a new one, with the “+” facing up.
How can users tell that the battery is empty or running low?
When the Buffr ® stops responding to other Buffrs, it’s time to replace the battery.
How do you clean Buffrs?
You can clean your Buffr by wiping it with a clean cloth and a non-corrosive detergent solution. We can also ship Buffr ® with special cleaning and disinfection equipment.