The impFactory™ is Electric Imp’s recommended factory BlinkUp™ fixture. This off-the-shelf factory appliance allows your assembly line to instruct production devices to run your factory firmware. It does this by sending the factory WiFi credentials and a factory enrollment token to each production device’s on-board imp module optically via an LED.
To use an impFactory, you use BlinkUp to add the fixture to your Electric Imp account; you develop factory firmware for it; you assign the impFactory as a factory imp; and you use it to configure production devices as they are manufactured. The impFactory is a great option for all imp-enabled products going to manufacturing because it can be purchased directly and includes many useful features: