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BLE Sniffers: Debugging and when you may need to upgrade

What is a Bluetooth analyzer? And why you may need one.  Bluetooth protocol analyzers, also known as Bluetooth sniffers, are devices that capture and inspect radio transmissions on frequencies defined by Bluetooth specifications. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), in particular, broadcasts advertisements on 3 specified frequencies or channels while also utilizing 37 other channels to send data between already connected devices [1]. Because BLE…

Testing Bluetooth Low Energy Devices

Bluetooth Low Energy is a new Bluetooth standard that is exciting for a couple reasons- it enables very low power battery applications, and it further opens the smartphone accessory market. LightBlue allows you to test and simulate Bluetooth Low…