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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5 Key Developer Resources Released in 2019

The Bluetooth® developer community is consistently breaking new barriers and repeatedly pushing the limits…

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.

Updated Beacon Study Guide Now Shows You How to Implement Swift

Swift, a powerful and intuitive programming language for macOS, iOS, watchOS, tvOS and beyond,…

A New Way to Debug iOS Bluetooth Applications

If you are doing Bluetooth® application development on an iOS platform, or performing embedded…

Texas Instruments Demos 1.5km Range with Bluetooth

In this video you will learn: The length of a transmission range that can…

Testing Long Range (Coded PHY) with Nordic Solution (It Simply Works)

There has been a lot of discussion and confusion about testing the long range…

How Bluetooth 5 Increases the Achievable Range of a Bluetooth Low Energy Connection

Texas Instruments offers their theory on how to achieve long range with a Bluetooth…

Intro to Bluetooth Low Energy Coded PHY

Learn more about one of the key features introduced to Bluetooth — the LE…

Intro to Web Bluetooth

Web Bluetooth is an exciting new advancement in Bluetooth Low Energy development. Watch to…

How to Make Wearables Bluetooth Mesh Provisioners

Learn how to create applications for smartwatches and other platforms that can monitor and control nodes in a Bluetooth mesh network.

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.

Bluetooth Mesh Models - A Technical Overview

In this detailed technical paper, Martin Woolley provides a guided tour of the Bluetooth…

An Introduction to Web Bluetooth

Provides foundation-level information and hands-on labs that walk you through using Web Bluetooth APIs.

Bluetooth Core Specification v5.1 Feature Overview

Bluetooth Core Specification v5.1 contains a series of updates to the Bluetooth core specification. This document summarizes and explains each change.