HALO Smart Sensor Firmware

The HALO Smart Sensor is an IoT device that captures comprehensive health, safety, and vaping awareness. It is the #1 vape detector worldwide for vaping and vaping THC detection. As of 2021, HALO has won over 60 awards and is in over 1,500 school districts throughout the country to help combat the vaping epidemic. The market for such as the HALO Smart Sensor is not only helpful for schools, but for other markets as well such as healthcare, hospitality, commercial buildings, apartment complexes, assisted living, and more.

The new 2.5 software features in HALO allow its users to capture comprehensive building awareness with an all-in-one device. Used for health and safety, HALO is a vape detector, an air quality monitor, and a complete device for privacy areas where you do not want to use a camera or microphone. With a single device HALO provides Building Health Monitoring, Indoor Air Quality Monitoring, Vape Detection, THC Detection, Gunshot Detection, Emergency Key Word alerting, Audible alerting, Light/Occupancy alerting, Chemical alerting, VOC alerting, Tamper alerting as well as Temperature, Humidity and Pressure alerting.

Download current firmware from here.

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From the HALO Device Manager:

After downloading the current firmware note the destination folder and unzip your download.

Log into HALO Device Manager and login with you username and to get full HALO status to have Actions .

In the HALO Device Manager select the Actions tab and select the Upload Firmware action.

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HALO Device Manger

The HALO unit will reboot multiple times during upgrade. DO NOT DISCONNECT POWER TO THE UNIT.

From the HALO Smart Sensor website

Open a web browser and navigate the HALOs IP Address

From the browser interface, select the Device icon at the bottom.

Device Button
Device Icon

The Device Management tool will open, select [Browse] Upload firmware field to upload the firmware. Then select Upload Firmware.

Device Management
Device Management

The HALO unit will reboot multiple times during the upgrade. DO NOT DISCONNECT POWER FROM THE UNIT.

HOW DO I VIEW THE FIRMWARE VERSION ON THE HALO?

 

Current Firmware 001

Local Device:

  • One a browser an login to HALO via IP-Address
  • Click on the About Icon top right corner
  • DEVICE INFO INCLUDES:
  • Model Version
  • Firmware Version
  • Device MAC
  • Device Serial #
  • Ethernet MAC
  • IPV4 & IPV6 IP Addresses • If Wi-Fi is enabled:
  • IP of Wi-Fi Adapter
  • MAC of Wi-Fi Adapter
  • CO2 Serial # (Depending on Model)
Device Maint 001
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HALO Cloud:

  • Hover over the menu on the left
  • Click on device maintenance
  • Select your device
  • Firmware version information will be displayed on the right (Image below)

 

Cloud FV
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HDM FW

HALO Device Manager:

  • Click on devices
  • Select Device Scan
  • Look for UPKVersion

New Updates In HALO 2.8.1.11 Firmware

Release includes improvements to People Counting, Authentication methods, Masking detection and new features added such as Panic Button, new language support and graphical improvements.  

Download 2.8.1.11 Firmware

Release Date: May 10, 2023

IMPORTANT: if the HALO device is currently running a firmware version below version 2.0, it requires an additional upgrade step. You will need to upgrade to firmware version 2.5.1 first, then install version 2.8.1.11.

Download 2.5.1 Firmware

Connect To Your Buildings’ Network Solutions

2.8.1.11 Firmware

Release Date: May 10, 2023

IMPORTANT: if the HALO device is currently running a firmware version below version 2.0, it requires an additional upgrade step. You will need to upgrade to firmware version 2.5.1 first, then install version 2.8.1.11.

2.6.12 HALO Device Manager (HDM)

Release Date: May 10, 2023

2.5.1 Firmware

Release Date: December 23, 2021

HALO SMART SENSOR INSTALLATION GUIDE

The HALO Smart Sensor performs best when the installed correctly. Follow the Installation Guide for optimal performance.

PRE-INSTALLATION BEST PRACTICES

VAPE
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For Vape Detection:

HALO should be located on a ceiling. For Vape Detection HALO should be in an area relatively free of air currents. Avoid HVAC exhaust or return ducts, fans, and areas near the door between two rooms. HALO mounting should avoid areas with significant background noise or vibration.

SAFETY
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For Safety:

When using HALO for Safety and Environmental Monitoring consult with your Authorized IPVideo Dealer for placement guidance.

HEALTH
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For Health:

When using HALO for Air Quality and Environmental Monitoring consult with your Authorized IPVideo Dealer for placement guidance.

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