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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The Bluetooth Technology for Linux Developers Study Guide

Linux has been around in various forms for about 30 years, and the kernel…

Bluetooth® Technology for Linux Developers

Learn how to use the interprocess communication system D-Bus and the BlueZ APIs to create Bluetooth applications for Linux computers.

How to Do Stuff with Bluetooth® Technology

Got a robot dog you want to remote control? You came to the right…

An Introduction to the Bluetooth LE Security Study Guide

My house has locking doors and windows, an alarm system, and several security cameras.…

Why Bluetooth Technology is the Developer’s Swiss Army Knife

Members of the Bluetooth® community are continuously innovating. Over the last two decades, members have…

Updates to the Bluetooth Internet Gateway Study Guide

According to the ABI report Installed Base of IoT Devices by Connectivity Technology, published…

In Case You Missed It: What’s New With Blue This Summer

The Bluetooth® developer community is always pushing the technology forward, and this summer has…

New Core Specification v5.3 Feature Enhancements

One of the key reasons why Bluetooth® technology has emerged as the global wireless…

Bluetooth® Core Specification Version 5.3 Feature Enhancements

Bluetooth® Core Specification version 5.3 includes several feature enhancements with the potential to improve…

Connect: Car Access Demo

In this demo, Texas Instruments will discuss and demonstrate Bluetooth 5.1 and its cutting…

Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Learn about Bluetooth internet gateways, how to make them secure and scalable, and design and implement your own working prototype gateway and web application for use with either Bluetooth LE Peripherals or with Bluetooth mesh networks.

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…

How Bluetooth Low Energy Works: 21 Interesting Facts

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in Bluetooth Low Energy development, it’s always…

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…

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…

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…

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