Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for wireless communications based on a radio system designed for short-range connectivity for portable personal devices. It defines a whole communication stack that allows devices to find each other and advertise the services they offer. Bluetooth is extensively used in WPAN technology. IEEE 802.15.1 standard specifies the operation and architecture of Bluetooth devices, but the operation is concerned only for physical layer and medium access control (MAC) layer. The protocol layers and applications are standardized by Bluetooth SIG. The channels are accessed using an FHSS technique, with a signal rate of 1 Mb/s, using Gaussian shaped frequency shift keying (GFSK) modulation.


Bluetooth devices use the 2.4 GHz band, which is licence free Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) frequency band for its radio signals and enables communications to be established between devices up to a maximum distance of around 100 metres. Bluetooth's main strength is its ability to simultaneously handle both data and voice transmissions, allowing such innovative solutions as a mobile hands-free headset for voice calls, print to fax capability, and automatically synchronizing PDA, laptop, and cell phone address book applications.


The two most prevalent implementations of the specification are Bluetooth Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate (BR/EDR), which was adopted as version 2.0/2.1, and Bluetooth with low energy (LE), which was adopted as version 4.0/4.1/4.2/5.0. Bluetooth BR/EDR establishes a relatively short-range, continuous wireless connection, with EDR data rate of 2-3 Mbit/s respectively which makes it ideal for use cases such as streaming audio. BLE allows for short bursts of long-range radio connection, making it ideal for Internet of Things applications that don’t require continuous connection but depend on long battery life.



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RN42-I/RM
RN42-I/RM - RN42 Series Class 2 Bluetooth® Module with On-Chip Antenna

06W3305

RN42 Series Class 2 Bluetooth® Module with On-Chip Antenna

MICROCHIP

BLUETOOTH MODULE V2.1, CLASS 2, 921KBPS, HID PROFILE DEFAULT; Bluetooth Version:Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR; Supply Voltage Min:3V; Supply Voltage Max:3.6V; Signal Range Max:20m; Data Rate:921Kbps; Bluetooth Class:Class 2 RoHS Compliant: Yes

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    ENW89846AZKF - USB STICK, SMARTSNIPPETS, PAN1740-ETU

    85Y5292

    USB STICK, SMARTSNIPPETS, PAN1740-ETU

    PANASONIC

    USB STICK, SMARTSNIPPETS, PAN1740-ETU; Silicon Manufacturer:Panasonic; Silicon Core Number:PAN1740; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Application Sub Type:Bluetooth Low Energy; Kit Contents:USB Stick; Product Range:PAN1740;RoHS Compliant: Yes

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    RD-0057-0201 - THUNDER BOARD REACT, BLUETOOTH MCU

    95Y0321

    THUNDER BOARD REACT, BLUETOOTH MCU

    SILICON LABS

    THUNDER BOARD REACT, BLUETOOTH MCU; Silicon Manufacturer:Silicon Laboratories; No. of Bits:32bit; Silicon Family Name:-; Core Architecture:ARM; Core Sub-Architecture:Cortex-M4; Silicon Core Number:BGM111; Kit Contents:Thunder Board RoHS Compliant: Yes

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    STEVAL-IDB006V1 - EVAL BRD, BLUENRG-MS BLUETOOTH SMART USB

    79Y9450

    EVAL BRD, BLUENRG-MS BLUETOOTH SMART USB

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    EVAL BRD, BLUENRG-MS BLUETOOTH SMART USB; Silicon Manufacturer:STMicroelectronics; Silicon Core Number:STM32L151CBU6, BlueNRG-MS; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Application Sub Type:Bluetooth; Kit Contents:Eval Board RoHS Compliant: Yes

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    ATSAMB11-XPRO - EVALUATION BOARD, SMARTCONNECT BLE 4.1

    15AC6118

    EVALUATION BOARD, SMARTCONNECT BLE 4.1

    MICROCHIP

    EVALUATION BOARD, SMARTCONNECT BLE 4.1; Silicon Manufacturer:Atmel; Silicon Core Number:SAMB11; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Application Sub Type:Bluetooth; Kit Contents:Eval Board SAMB11; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHCRoHS Compliant: Yes

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    ENW-89846A1KF - Class 2 Bluetooth® v4  Module, Single Mode, 16MHz and 32.768kHz Crystal

    51X2287

    Class 2 Bluetooth® v4 Module, Single Mode, 16MHz and 32.768kHz Crystal

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    BLUETOOTH, VERSION 4.0; Bluetooth Version:Bluetooth 4.0; Supply Voltage Min:2.35V; Supply Voltage Max:3.3V; Signal Range Max:-; Data Rate:10Kbps; Bluetooth Class:Class 2; Receive Sensitivity:-93dBm; Operating Temperature Min:-40°C RoHS Compliant: Yes

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    CC2650STK - Evaluation Module, Bluetooth, SimpleLink™ Low Energy/Multi Standard SensorTag, CC2650

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    Evaluation Module, Bluetooth, SimpleLink™ Low Energy/Multi Standard SensorTag, CC2650

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    DEV BOARD, BLUETOOTH SENSORTAG IOT; Silicon Manufacturer:Texas Instruments; Silicon Core Number:CC2650; Kit Application Type:Sensor; Application Sub Type:Bluetooth; Product Range:- RoHS Compliant: Yes

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