Mesh networking is blue

Over the past two decades, Bluetooth® technology has revolutionized the IoT, adding new capabilities that have enabled innovation and established new markets. Now Bluetooth mesh continues that trend by playing a pivotal role in the development of emerging markets such as Smart Building, Smart Industry, Smart Cities, and Smart Home.

Mesh is a network topology used for establishing many-to-many (m:m) device communications. The mesh topology available on Bluetooth LE enables the creation of large-scale device networks and is ideally suited for control, monitoring, and automation systems where tens, hundreds, or thousands of devices need to reliably and securely communicate with one another.

Since its release in July 2017, Bluetooth mesh has become the clear choice for large-scale device networks. Doubling month-over-month, products with mesh networking capability have been qualified from leading silicon, stack, component, and end-product vendors.

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Mesh Resources

Three Perspectives on Bluetooth® Mesh in Commercial Buildings

This session features a product vendor, a system vendor, and a system integrator who…

5 Must-Read Bluetooth Member Case Studies

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Bluetooth Mesh: A Healthier Wireless Option

At some point in the near future, nearly every object in the home or…

Are Office Buildings a Thing of the Past?

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Best Recorded Bluetooth Presentations From 2020

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Top Bluetooth Developer Resources of 2020

Every year, the Bluetooth® developer community challenges the limits of wireless connectivity, and each…

How to Leverage the Rapid Transformation of Sensors into Edge Computing Devices

Bluetooth® sensors are rapidly evolving into intelligent multifaceted edge computing devices enabling real-time data…

How Bluetooth Mesh Enables Scalable, Reliable Low-Power Wireless Networks

Silvair, a strong advocate for Bluetooth mesh and a leading contributor to the Bluetooth mesh…

6 Companies That Prove the Reliability of Bluetooth Technology in Challenging Environments

While wireless technologies are sometimes perceived as unable to support the levels of reliability…

Bluetooth® Mesh: The Benefits for Lighting

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2 Ways Bluetooth Technology Makes Wireless Connections Reliable

One of the biggest challenges for any wireless technology in providing reliable data communication…

Understanding Reliability in Bluetooth® Technology

Download this detailed discussion of the issues and factors that impact the reliability of…

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Highlights and Features

This white paper provides an overview of the Bluetooth Mesh Profile and highlights some…

Energy and Cost Savings at Pioneer Markets in Mariposa and Waterford, California

Pioneer market is a family owned grocery business operating in Mariposa, California and Waterford,…

Bluetooth Mesh for Industrial IoT

Bluetooth Mesh lays a framework for large-scale industrial deployments using technology that is already…

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…

Everything You wanted To Know About Wireless Communication In Lighting. Part 2: Data Rate

This is the second part of our guide on wireless communication in lighting. Today, we’ll…

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…

What is Bluetooth Mesh? | Tech Chats - with Cypress Semiconductor

Chris Anderson chats with Michael Shen of Cypress Semiconductor about Bluetooth mesh, covering a…

Multi-vendor Bluetooth Mesh SSL projects benefit warehouse and factory settings

Yamaha warehouse and Crystal bottled water facility leverage Bluetooth Mesh to slash energy use…

150,000 Sq Ft Facility With Bluetooth Mesh Luminaires

The customer – one of the most popular bottled water providers in the US,…

Bluetooth mesh models: The building blocks for interoperable products

Bluetooth® technology is a wireless standard with agreed, formal specifications that support global interoperability…

Yamaha Motors Improves Energy Performance and Operational Flexibility with Bluetooth Mesh Controls

Maximizing efficiency at its midwestern distribution center is an important business goal for Yamaha…

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…

2020 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

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.

2019 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.

An Introduction to the Bluetooth Mesh Proxy Function

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

Build a Smarter Building with Blue

See how Bluetooth increases reliability, reduces costs, and enhances your smart building ROI.

Overview – Bluetooth Mesh Networking

A quick overview outlining how Bluetooth mesh uniquely meets the reliability, scalability, and security requirements of commerical and industrial markets.