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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Doom running on Silicon Labs & Sparkfun Microcontrollers: A Quick Look

Doom has recently reached its 30th anniversary, yet it remains a masterpiece and a…

Auracast Simple Transmitter Best Practices Guide

This paper provides a set of clear, concise, and useful recommendations for product makers interested in building Auracast transmitter products.

5.7 km of Bluetooth® Range

40 km from Irvine, California gets you to beautiful Newport Beach Pier, and 5.7…

Synthesize and Transmit Audio Using LE Audio

The application is assembled as a sound-generating device, the synthesizer, and a receiving headphone.…

Unveiling the Truth: Debunking Bluetooth’s Biggest Myth

Bluetooth Low Energy was designed to considerably reduce power consumption and cost while maintaining…

Bluetooth® Mesh Feature Enhancements Summary

This paper summarizes the recent Bluetooth® Mesh feature enhancements and provides references to other…

Bluetooth® Mesh Subnet Bridging - Technical Overview

This paper examines subnet bridging, a new feature introduced in the Bluetooth® Mesh protocol…

Bluetooth® Mesh Remote Provisioning - Technical Overview

This paper provides an overview of remote provisioning, a new Bluetooth® Mesh feature that…

The Latest in HADM with Bluetooth LE

HADM, or high accuracy distance measurement using Bluetooth does exactly what it says –…

Mr. Beacon Podcast: Snapdragon Sound with Mike Canevaro

This episode of the Mr. Beacon Podcast explores the revolutionary world of Bluetooth audio.…

Top 10 Auracast™ Resources

It’s been almost a year since the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) released Auracast™…

Features and Benefits of Bluetooth Mesh 1.1 for Wireless Mesh Networking

Commercial and industrial applications like lighting require large-scale, low-power device networks where thousands of…

The Bluetooth® Low Energy Primer

Are you new to Bluetooth Low Energy? Learn about its constituent parts, features, and how it works.

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.

Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Learn about Bluetooth® internet gateways, how to make them secure and scalable, and design and implement your own...

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