This updated and expanded second edition of the Artech House bestseller, Inside Bluetooth Low Energy, presents the recent developments within the Bluetooth Core Specifications 4.1 and 4.2. This new edition explores both Internet of Things (IoT) and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) in one single flow and demonstrates how this technology is very well suited for IoT implementations. The book covers all the advances within the new specifications including Bluetooth LE enhanced power efficiency, faster connections, and enhanced privacy and security.Developed for ultra-low power devices, such as heart rate monitors, thermometers, and sensors, Bluetooth LE is one of the latest, most exciting enhancements to Bluetooth technology. This cutting-edge book presents an easy-to-understand, broad-based explanation of Bluetooth LE, its building blocks and how they all come together. Packed with examples and practical scenarios, the book helps readers rapidly gain a clear, solid understanding of Bluetooth LE in order to work more effectively with its specification.
This book explores the architecture of the Bluetooth LE stack and functionality of its layers and includes a broad view of the technology, identifies the various building blocks, and explains how they come together. Readers will also find discussions on Bluetooth basics, providing the background information needed to master Bluetooth LE.
Naresh Gupta has nearly two decades of industry experience, including working as a design manager for close to 9 yearson the Connectivity Business Unit with STMicroelectronics and ST Ericsson. He is currently in a senior managementposition with another multi-national technology company. He holds a B.S. in computer engineering from the DelhiCollege of Engineering, India and an M.B. A. in operations management.
Background of Bluetooth; Bluetooth LE and IoT; Bluetooth Core Specifications 4.1 and 4.2; Bluetooth Lower Layers; Bluetooth Upper Layers and Profiles; Getting the Hands Wet; Bluetooth Low Energy-Fundamentals; Physical Layer; Link Layer; Host Controller Interface and Commands; Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP); Security Manager (SM); Attribute Protocol (ATT); Generic Attribute Profile (GATT); Generic Access Profile; GATT-Based Profiles; Developing LE Applications; Testing and Qualification.