Zero wires. Infinite uses.
The LightBlue Bean is a low energy Bluetooth Arduino microcontroller. Using Bluetooth 4.0, it is programmed wirelessly, runs on a coin cell battery, and is perfect for smartphone controlled projects.
Bluetooth Low Energy
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Start hacking with BLE for $30.
- 3-axis accelerometer
- Temperature sensor
- RGB LED
- CR2032 coin cell battery
- ATmega 328p
- 8 MHz clock speed
- 3V operating voltage
- 6 digital I/O pins, 2 analog pins
- Bluetooth LE Peripheral
- Wireless programming
- Support on OS X and iOS
- Including Windows 8 support!
LightBlue lets you interact with the Bean without any iOS programming. All you need to start sending and receiving serial data is to connect to your Bean. Building a smartphone controlled Arduino project has never been this easy!
The Bean iOS loader lets you program the LightBlue Bean wirelessly from your iPhone or iPad. Write your sketch with the optimized keyboard, then compile and program your Bean right from the app. No computer required!
The Bean OS X Loader lets you upload code to your Bean through your Mac. Write and compile code in the Arduino IDE and use the Bean OS X Loader to upload it to your Bean.
Your Bean prototype can easily take you to production. The Bean is built on our LightBlue Platform which can be leveraged in your product.
The LightBlue Platform includes the LBM313 Bluetooth LE module as well as frameworks for apps and embedded design. Contact us for product options and custom solutions.
Want help getting started?
Jumpstart your Bean hacking with one of our example project tutorials.
Get everything set up before starting your first LightBlue Bean project.
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