Chipset vs Module Bluetooth LE Solutions: The Ultimate Guide

Chipset vs. Module BLE Solutions

Whether you’re creating a new Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) product or updating an existing one, deciding whether to go with a chipset vs a module is a very important decision. What’s the difference between the two? And which one is best for you? Summary Answer: SoC chipset is an IC that integrates a programmable processor,…

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17 Most Popular Bluetooth Low Energy Chipsets Compared

17 Most Popular BLE Chipsets Compared

According to Pareto’s 80/20 rule, roughly 80% of the results come from 20% of the efforts. There are probably over a hundred of BLE System-on-Chips (SoCs) in the market, but most come from only a handful of manufacturers. So, who are the top players in the BLE chipset industry? The most popular Bluetooth LE SoCs…

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How to Manage Multiple BLE Peripherals in iOS [SwiftUI]

How to Manage Multiple BLE Peripherals in iOS

This tutorial is an excerpt from a course available within the Bluetooth Developer Academy, developed in collaboration with Anas Imtiaz, Ph.D. For the purpose of this tutorial (separated into two parts), our goal is to create an iOS app that can manage multiple BLE peripherals. Our example will be an app that can be used…

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Introduction to BLE Mobile Development [iOS] – Part 2

This post is an excerpt from a course developed by Anas Imtiaz, Ph.D. which is available within the Bluetooth Developer Academy. In a previous post (Introduction to BLE Mobile Development for iOS), we covered: Setting up Xcode for BLE development Bluetooth permissions Scanning for BLE peripherals Connecting to a BLE peripheral In today’s post, we…

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How Bluetooth Low Energy Works: 21 Interesting Facts

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in Bluetooth Low Energy development, it’s always good to take a step back and revisit some of the basics and facts. In this post, I’ll be going through a list of 21 facts about Bluetooth Low Energy technology. You may know about all of these, but it’s always…

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Zephyr Tutorial: Bluetooth Low Energy Development

What is the Zephyr Project? Zephyr is an open-source real-time operating system (RTOS) meant for use on resource-constrained embedded systems. This can range from simple sensor devices without connectivity to much more complex IoT devices such as smartwatches and medical devices. Zephyr is a Linux Foundation project that is backed by many members including Intel, NXP Semiconductors, Synopsys, Linaro, Texas…

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