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How GAP and GATT Work — Bluetooth Low Energy Basics

Originally Published in 2013 and Updated April 1, 2024: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) continues to evolve, and understanding the roles of the Generic Access Profile (GAP) and the Generic Attribute Profile (GATT) is crucial in leveraging this technology effectively. This updated article provides expanded information on GAP vs GATT and additional resources to support you on your BLE development journey. Introduction Bluetooth Low Energy…

Maximizing BLE Throughput on iOS and Android

Still confused about how fast you can really send data over Bluetooth Low Energy? It's not just you. A google search will turn up many incomplete answers. Each OS and device has it’s own restrictions, such as connection interval and number of…