Bluetooth Workshop

Latest Advancements in Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) Technology

In this Workshop, attendees will learn the latest advancements in low energy connectivity including Bluetooth LE connections over 1 kilometer enabling long range Wireless IoT, commercial lighting as a foundation for sensor networks and building automation, latest connectivity trends in vehicles, advanced real-time location and asset tracking solutions and the next generation of advanced audio application in commercial and consumer environments.


June 23, 2020

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Advanced Real-Time Location services (RTLS) using Bluetooth Low Energy Technology
Theme 1: RTLS/Direction Finding
This session will look at Quuppa’s innovative platform for location based services and applications that uses advanced positioning algorithms enabling real-time tracking of Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) Tags and devices, with centimeter level accuracy enabling a fully scalable and cost-effective Real Time Locating System (RTLS) solution for all industries.
Speaker: Fabio Belloni, Chief Customer Officer & Co-Founder, Quuppa

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Enables Scalable, Secure and Interoperable Wireless Lighting
Theme 2: Mesh - especially around sensors, lighting as platform
Bluetooth mesh enables next generation of interoperable commercial lighting applications with wireless lighting controls, ambient light and occupancy sensing, easy and secure deployment using smart phone applications as well gateway less operation. This session discusses the architecture and benefits of Bluetooth mesh-based lighting applications and performance of Bluetooth mesh technology in large scale lighting solutions.
Speaker: Claudio Filho, Staff Field Application Engineer, Silicon Labs

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Theme 3: Audio – what’s new with LE Audio

Bluetooth for Long-Range Wireless IoT Enablement 
Theme 4: Range
Bluetooth is a ubiquitous, global wireless technology that enriches and simplifies a wide variety of everyday interactions between us and our mobile devices. Pretty much everyone uses it from a consumer perspective but its reach and growing use in wireless applications for industrial, commercial and medical industries has been increasing exponentially over the last 5 years. However, Bluetooth still attracts a label as a ‘short range’ wireless technology but since the advent of the Bluetooth 5 in Dec 2016, its actual performance for wide area coverage in harsh RF environments needs to be reassessed. Laird Connectivity, and its global OEM customer base, has integrated Bluetooth 5 Coded PHY capabilities into a wide range of different end products and applications over the last 24 months and this talk will review its capabilities and document real world testing to show its growing dominance as the wireless technology of choice for IoT sensor enablement.
Speaker: Jonathan Kaye, Senior Director of Product Management, Laird Technologies

Exploring Connectivity Trends for Bluetooth® Low Energy in the Car 
Theme 5: Core Specifications 5.x Update
Connectivity’s ubiquity in the world is certainly gaining momentum in the automotive industry. Many car owners think of automotive wireless connectivity as a simple interaction with an in-car infotainment system, but new applications are emerging, whether it’s personalizing an owner’s interaction with the vehicle, creating a path for lower-power connectivity operation when in the key-off state, or providing users the experience of passive entry via phone-as-a-key (PaaK) applications.

For several years now, TI’s Bluetooth® Low Energy technology has been connecting multiple elements within the car of , including head units, tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMSs), telematics control units (TCUs), car access through PaaK and other accessories. In this session, we will talk about the trends of Bluetooth Low Energy in automotive and explore a few of these end-equipments in more detail.
Speaker: David Lara, Automotive SW Applications Engineer, Texas Instruments

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All Sensors Expo attendees can attend free of charge; must opt in during registration or in the Attendee Resource Center. Space is limited; first come, first seated. 

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