19 09, 2016

The best Bluetooth low energy sniffer tutorial (Connections)

By | 2017-06-16T03:13:37+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: BLE technology|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

A BLE sniffer can be very handy. 3 primary use cases come to mind: Debug problems with BLE connections Reverse engineer a BLE device Last but not least, as a way to learn about how BLE works and understand how data gets transferred between Central and Peripheral In the previous blog post and video on BLE sniffers we went over how to use the TI CC2540 BLE sniffer to detect advertisement data. In this video we'll go over how to use the same BLE sniffer to capture and follow connections between a Central device and Peripheral device. https://youtu.be/NSqrYcwmTeE To illustrate [...]

18 04, 2016

An honest review of Bluetooth Developer Studio (BDS)

By | 2017-06-16T03:14:48+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: BLE technology|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

What is Bluetooth Developer Studio? Bluetooth Developer Studio (BDS) was officially released by the Bluetooth SIG back in October, 2015. It allows you to focus on the high level design of your Bluetooth low energy devices, whether it's a central or peripheral device. It offers a clean and simple interface where you can drag and drop profiles, services and characteristics to design your system. This is very useful because you can start designing your system before even deciding what your target platform will be. It consists of two main views: Designer view: used to design the system and grants access to [...]