Tag: bluetooth

Designing with Bluetooth 5

One of the ubiquitous wireless communication methods has gotten even better. Bluetooth SIG has released Bluetooth 5 (BT5), an enhancement to the current Bluetooth Low Energy v4.2. The key updates to Bluetooth 5 are 8x data, 4x range, and 2x speed, as well as improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies. For a designer and …

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Bluetooth: should you go low energy?

Bluetooth today is understood by many as a convenient connectivity solution. Yet there are limitations regarding its flexibility and this entry serves to discuss some misconceptions over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE or Bluetooth Smart) and classic Bluetooth. We often receive projects that involve Bluetooth communication, yet many of our clients specify “BLE” without understanding the technology …

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Empower your projects with Bluetooth Smart

An even smarter Bluetooth You’re likely to own a Bluetooth-enabled device by now – your phone is one. Bluetooth-enabled connectivity exists in a variety of consumer electronics and has become a socially understood means of convenient wireless communications. Bluetooth capability can be found in almost every decent smartphone, tablet, wireless mp3 speaker and in-vehicle entertainment …

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