Bluetooth Application Developer's Guide

1st Edition

Authors: Syngress
Paperback ISBN: 9781928994428
eBook ISBN: 9780080476179
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 2nd January 2002
Page Count: 520
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"Bluetooth (enabled devices) will ship in the billions of units once it gains momentum." - Martin Reynolds, Gartner Group Bluetooth is the most exciting development in wireless computing this decade! Bluetooth enabled devices can include everything from network servers, laptop computers and PDAs, to stereos and home security systems. Most Bluetooth products to hit the market in 2001 will be PC cards for laptop computers and access points, which allow up to seven Bluetooth devices to connect to a network. Reports indicate that by the end of 2003 there will be over 2 billion Bluetooth-enabled devices. Bluetooth-enabled devices communicate with each other through embedded software applications. Bluetooth Developer's Guide to Embedded Applications will provide embedded applications developers with advanced tutorials and code listings written to the latest Bluetooth's latest specification, version 1.1. Written by Bluetooth pioneers from market leaders in Bluetooth software development, Extended Systems and Cambridge Silicon Radio, this is the first advanced level Bluetooth developer title on the market.

Key Features

White Hot Topic!.While other books introduce readers to the possibilities of Bluetooth, this is the first comprehensive, advanced level programming book written specifically for embedded application developers Authors are responsible for SDK, the market-leading development tool for Bluetooth Comes with Syngress' revolutionary Credit Card CD containing a printable HTML version of the book, all of the source code and sample applications from Extended Systems and Cambridge Silicon Radio

Table of Contents

Foreword Chapter 1 Introducing Bluetooth Applications Introduction Why Throw Away Wires? Adding Usability to Products Allowing for Interference Considering Connection Times Coping with Limited Bandwidth Considering Power and Range Deciding on Acceptable Range Recognizing Candidate Bluetooth Products Considering Product Design Are You Adding End User Value? Do You Have Time? Investigating Product Performance Evaluating Connection Times Quality of Service in Connections Delivering Voice Communications Investigating Interference Assessing Required Features Enabling Security Using Low Power Modes Providing Channel Quality Driven Data Rate Deciding How to Implement Choosing a System Software Architecture Choosing a Hardware Implementation Option Design Bluetooth Directly Onto the PCB Using a Prequalified Complete Bluetooth Module Considering Battery Limitations Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 2 Exploring the Foundations of Bluetooth Introduction Reviewing the Protocol Stack L2CAP RFCOMM OBEX PPP TCS Binary SDP Management Entities HCI Lower Layers Why Unconnected Devices Need to Talk Discovering Neighboring Devices Inquiring and Inquiry Scanning Timing When to Stop Connecting to a Device Paging and Page Scanning Timing Who Calls Who? Finding Information on Services a Device Offers Connecting to and Using Bluetooth Services Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 3 Power Management Introduction Using P


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