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BLED112 Overview Datasheet

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BLED112 Bluetooth® Smart USB Dongle
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Table of Contents
Key Features
Benefits
BLED112 Overview
Certifications
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Key Features
Bluetooth v.4.0, single mode
compliant
Supports master and slave modes
Up to 8 connections
Integrated Bluetooth Smart stack
GAP, GATT, L2CAP and SMP
Bluetooth Smart profiles
Radio performance
Transmit power : +0 dBm
Receiver sensitivity: -93dBm
USB host interface
Supports USB/CDC
(virtual COM port)
Programmable 8051 processor for
stand-alone operation
Bluetooth, CE, FCC, IC, Japan and
South-Korea qualified
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Benefits
Integrated Bluetooth stack
No Bluetooth stack needed on the host
Operating system independent
Wide Operating System support
Windows®
Linux
MAC OS
Android
BGAPITM software interface
An OS independent API between the dongle and
the host
On-dongle applications
Developed with simple BGScriptTM scripting
language
Enables stand-alone operation
Bluetooth, CE, FCC, IC, South-Korea and Japan
qualified
Proven interoperability
No qualification costs
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BLED112 Overview
Bluetooth low energy radio
Frequency: 2402 2480 MHz
TX power: 0 dBmRX
sensitivity: -93 dBm
Modulation: GFSK
Symbol rate: 1 Mbps
Antenna
Integrated PCB antenna
Typical line of sight range:
+0dbm: 20-40 meters
-20 dBm: ~5 meters
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BLED112 Overview A programmable 8051 microcontroller
Architecture
8-bit, 8051 architecture
SRAM
8 kB
Flash
128kB
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Bluetooth® Smart Software
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Bluetooth v.4.0, single mode compliant
Supports master and slave modes
Up to 8 simultaneous connections
Implements all Bluetooth Smart functionality
GAP, L2CAP, ATT, GATT
Security manager: bonding, encryption
Bluetooth Smart profiles
Simple API for external host processors
BGAPITM : A simple protocol over UART or USB interfaces
BGLibTM : A C library for host processors implementing BGAPI
Supports standalone applications as well
BGScriptTM : A simple scripting language for writing applications
No separate host needed
Blutoooth Smart Profile ToolkitTM
XML based development tool for Bluetooth Smat profiles
Fast and simple profile development
Small memory requirements
~4kB RAM
~70kB flash (depending of used features/profiles)
Bluetooth qualified
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Bluetooth Smart Software
BGAPITM protocol : A simple binary command, response and event protocol between the host
and the stack
Used when a separate host (MCU) is used to control BLED112 over USB
Very small memory requirements size requirement and low implementation overhead
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Bluetooth Smart Software
BGLibTM library : A portable ANSI C library, which implements the BGAPI protocol
Easy to port to various architectures such as : ARM Cortex, PIC16/32 etc.
Uses fuctioncall back architecture
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Bluetooth Smart Software
BGScriptTM scripting language : A very simple BASIC-like application scripting language
Used when applications are implemented on the BLED112’s 8051 controller
Enables very fast application development and allows programs to be executed directly on
the BLED112 without the need of an external MCU
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Bluetooth Smart Software
Why to use BGScriptTM?
Very simple to use
Fast development of simple Bluetooth Smart applications
Examples: Pairing, simple user interfaces, simple sensors
Free software development tools
Code developed with any text or source code editor
Code compiled with Bluegiga’s free compiler
Several example scripts available
Heart Rate sensor
Proximity reporter
FindMe tag
Medical devices such as blood glucose
Cuts out the need for external MCU
Reduced product eBoM
Smaller footprint
Faster time-to-market
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Bluetooth Smart Software
Bluetooth Smart Profile ToolkitTM: A tool for creating
Bluetooth Smart profiles
Bluetooth Smart profiles are very simple
Can be describes with a single file of XML
Profile toolkit is a Simple description language of
Bluetooth Smart Profiles
Several example profiles and services available
Heart Rate Sensor
Proximity Reporter
FindMe
Blood glucose
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Bluetooth Smart Software
Certifications
Bluetooth 4.0
BLED112: Controller subsytem
Software : Host subsystem
CE
EN300328
EMC330489
FCC
FCC Modular approval
Industry Canada
IC modular certification
South Korea
KCC certification
Japan
ARIB-STD-66
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www.bluegiga.com
www.bluegiga.com
Thank You
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