The Bluetooth® developer community is consistently breaking new barriers and repeatedly pushing the limits of wireless connectivity. To support and encourage this spirit of innovation, each year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) releases new developer resources. For your coding convenience, we’ve assembled a list of the five most important developer resources to arrive online in 2019.

Bluetooth Mesh Models: A Technical Overview

In this detailed technical paper, Bluetooth® Developer Relations Manager Martin Woolley provides a guided tour of the Bluetooth mesh models, taking an in-depth look at the building blocks critical to Bluetooth mesh interoperability.

Bluetooth Direction Finding: A Technical Overview

This comprehensive overview examines the new direction finding feature included in the latest version of the Bluetooth® Core Specification. Learn the details behind how two new Bluetooth direction finding methods can enable location services solutions that support high-accuracy direction finding.

Bluetooth LE Security Study Guide

This self-study education resource provides a better understanding of the security features that Bluetooth® LE possesses and see how they work. Also, gain hands-on experience writing code which exploits some of the most important Bluetooth LE security features.

How to Make Wearables Bluetooth Mesh Provisioners

In this step-by-step study guide, learn how to build an app on a smartwatch that can provision, configure, and control a Bluetooth® mesh network. This study guide also introduces you to the most fundamental Bluetooth mesh technical concepts and helps you learn about the mesh proxy node and proxy protocol in detail.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Beacons

This recently updated self-study guide looks at the theory and practice of developing Bluetooth® beacons and integrating them into existing products and applications, and new updates outline how to implement Swift on an iOS platform.

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Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Design and implement your own Bluetooth® Internet Gateway (BIG) working prototype and see for yourself how BIGs allow applications to exchange data with Bluetooth devices from anywhere in the world.

Wireless Connectivity Options for IoT Applications - Asset Tracking

If you recall from the previous article in this series, we covered the application…

How Bluetooth Technology Uses Adaptive Frequency Hopping to Overcome Packet Interference

Interference is one of the biggest challenges for any wireless technology in providing reliable…

A Technical Overview of LC3

An Introduction to LE Audio Over the past two decades, since its inception, Bluetooth®…

How Bluetooth Technology Creates Reliability From Unreliable Foundations

Figure 3a – A stack configuration supporting Bluetooth LE with GAP/GATT/ATT Bluetooth® enabled devices…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI - Under the Hood

In my previous article on Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – the Perfect Match, we…

Bluetooth Mesh and DALI – The Perfect Match

In May 2020, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and DiiA (Digital Illumination Interface…

An Introduction to Bluetooth Low Energy for Swift Developers

All smartphones support Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) and it is used in all manner…

Building a Sensor-Driven Lighting Control System Based on Bluetooth® Mesh

A technical examination of which Bluetooth mesh models to use in different types of…

Bluetooth Security and Privacy Best Practices Guide

This guide is intended to help implementers better understand why certain available security and…

Advanced Bluetooth for Android Developers

Android developers can take this guided tour of the most recent features and interesting…

How to Deploy BlueZ on a Raspberry Pi Board as a Bluetooth Mesh Provisioner

This step-by-step study guide will teach you: How to rebuild the kernel on a…

Discussing Bluetooth Range

Watch Nordic address some of the most common myths concerning Bluetooth range, discuss the…

The Bluetooth LE Security Study Guide

Learn about fundamental security concepts, the security features of Bluetooth Low Energy, and gain some hands-on experience using those features in device code.

Bluetooth Direction Finding: A Technical Overview

This comprehensive overview examines how two new Bluetooth direction finding methods can enable location services solutions that support high-accuracy.

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