Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  March courses: Intro to BLE development (iOS)Check out the full courses library The Market for Bluetooth 5.1 SoCs Heats Up as Goodix Enters the ArenaHow does the new transceiver hold up against forerunners from Nordic Semiconductor and Dialog Semiconductor? Back in 2017, AAC contributor Tim Youngblood debriefed us on the…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  March courses: Intro to BLE development (iOS)Check out the full courses library BlueZ 5.54 Linux Bluetooth Stack Released With Just-Works Repairing Policy, EATT SupportMarcel Holtmann of Intel’s open-source Linux team released BlueZ 5.54 this morning as the latest version of this widely-used user-space Linux Bluetooth stack. BlueZ 5.54 adds…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  March courses: Intro to BLE development (iOS)Check out the full courses library Packetcraft Announces World’s First Qualified Bluetooth Software Stack for LE AudioPacketcraft, Inc. today announced its host stack and link layer software have achieved Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) qualification to Bluetooth® Core Specification version 5.2.  This is…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  March courses: Intro to BLE development (iOS)Check out the full courses library New Feather nRF52840 Sense development board launchesAdafruit has this week announced the availability of its new Feather nRF52840 Sense development board, which is now available to purchase priced at $28.95 offering a “smorgasbord of sensors” and is…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  February courses: Getting Started with BlueZ + BLE SecurityCheck out the full courses library Proof of Concept of Sweyntooth Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerabilities GitHub RepoThis PoC uses well maintained libraries such as Scapy and Colorama. The BLE packet crafting and dissection is done via customized Scapy protocol layers (bluetooth4LE and bluetooth.py). There’s…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  February courses: Getting Started with BlueZ + BLE SecurityCheck out the full courses library Bluetooth LE devices impacted by SweynTooth vulnerabilitiesA team of academics from Singapore has published this week a research paper detailing a collection of vulnerabilities named SweynTooth that impact devices running the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol.…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  This month: Getting Started with BlueZ + BLE SecurityJoin Today! Laird Connectivity Announces New Bluetooth 5.1 Module That Delivers Longer Range for Next Gen Industrial IoT EnablementLaird Connectivity, a global leader in wireless technology, has announced the new BL653 embedded Bluetooth 5.1 module series which enables industrial OEMs to…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  This month: Getting Started with BlueZ DevelopmentJoin Today! Google open-sources the tools needed to make 2FA security keysThe initiative, called OpenSK, uses Rust-based firmware to essentially turn Nordic chip dongles into a FIDO U2F and FIDO2-compliant security key. Google has also published a source code for users to 3D…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The one-stop resource for Bluetooth developers  This month: CES 2020 + What’s new in Bluetooth 5.2Join Today! New Research Exposes Cybersecurity Risks for E-Scooters and RidersNew research finds e-scooters can be hacked. Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio have published the first review of the security and privacy risks posed by e-scooters and their related…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy The most up-to-date resource for experienced Bluetooth developers  This month: CES 2020 + LE Audio + The new Bluetooth 5.2 specJoin Now! Realtek RTL8720DN Dual-Band WiFi & Bluetooth 5.0 IoT Modules Sell for $4 and UpThere are plenty of 2.4 GHz WiFi modules for IoT project based on processors ranging from Espressif Systems ESP8266…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy Practical Courses + Continuous Education + Private CommunityThis month: Exclusive CES 2020 & LE Audio coverageJoin Now! Ellisys Ready on Day One of Highly Anticipated Bluetooth® 5.2 Roll-OutEllisys, a leading worldwide provider of test and analysis solutions for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi®, Universal Serial Bus (USB), and other wired and wireless communications technologies, today…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy Bluetooth Training + Continuous Education + Private CommunityThis month: Exclusive CES 2020 & Bluetooth LE Audio coverageLearn More Bluetooth LE Audio: multistreaming, new codec (but no lossless)Active noise-cancelling (ANC) headphones have been around for a number of years but in 2019, the technology made the leap to True Wireless Earphones (TWE). First came…

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Bluetooth Developer Academy Bluetooth Training + Continuous Education + Private CommunityThis month: Exclusive CES 2020 coverage & Bluetooth announcementsLearn More STMicroelectronics Unleashes Full Power of Bluetooth® Mesh to Enable Scalable Wireless Sensor NetworksWith the release of Bluetooth® mesh software stacks for the BlueNRG family of Bluetooth Low Energy chips and modules, STMicroelectronics will demonstrate the many…

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Atmosic gets boost toward first product launchAtmosic Technologies has completed its Series B funding, with USD 28.5 million raised, in anticipation of its upcoming inaugural product launch. The latest injection of funding will be put toward the launch of Atmosic’s M2 and M3 series Bluetooth 5 system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for commercial products in early 2020,…

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Nordic Semiconductor samples nRF21540 RF Front End Module – a ‘plug and play’ range extender for its short-range wireless portfolioThe nRF21540 RF Front End Module is a range extender optimized to boost the link budget of Nordic’s nRF52 and nRF53 Series advanced multiprotocol wireless SoCs. When combined with an nRF52 Series SoC, the nRF21540 RF…

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BtleJack: a new Bluetooth Low Energy swiss-army knifeBtlejack provides everything you need to sniff, jam and hijack Bluetooth Low Energy devices. It relies on one or more BBC Micro:Bit. devices running a dedicated firmware. You may also want to use an Adafruit’s Bluefruit LE sniffer or a nRF51822 Eval Kit, as we added support for these devices. Current version…

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Bluetooth Low Energy Serial: A Valid Design Strategy?At some point in developing a connected product for BLE, you may have wondered, “Where is the serial profile?” Maybe you assumed that you missed it while scrolling through the long lists of profiles on the Bluetooth SIG’s website. Or, maybe you never looked, preferring the faster method of…

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WISeKey, ON Semiconductor and Tatwah announce the release of the world’s first Secure IoT Beacon deviceWISeKey, a Swiss based cyber security company, ON Semiconductor (ON), a leading supplier of energy efficient semiconductor-based solutions, and Tatwah, a market leader in designing and manufacturing secure RFID tags and Bluetooth Low Energy beacons with a strong experience in…

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