SimpleLink™ CC2640R2 SDK - Bluetooth® low energy


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SimpleLink CC2640R2 Software Development Kit


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The SimpleLink™ CC2640R2 Software Development Kit (SDK) includes the Texas Instruments royalty-free Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) software stacks for developing single-mode BLE applications on the ARM® Cortex®-M3 based SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy CC2640R2F wireless MCU and automotive qualified SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy CC2640R2F-Q1 wireless MCU. The BLE stacks include all necessary software, sample applications and documentation to quickly get started with the development of single-mode Bluetooth low energy (BLE) applications. This SDK includes two components; one for developing Bluetooth 5 (BLE5-Stack) and one for Bluetooth 4.2 (BLE-Stack) applications. Both stacks support embedded and network processor applications and are backwards compatible with previous Bluetooth 4.1 and 4.0 specifications. Refer to the SDK release notes for a detailed description of the features available in this SDK.

For an overview of TI’s Bluetooth low energy solutions, please visit

To quickly get started with the CC2640R2 SDK, TI recommends using SimpleLink Academy, an interactive set of training labs with theory and hands-on exercises to rapidly begin development. The suggested starting point is Project Zero, an introductory demo to easily establish a link between CC2640R2F and a smartphone. Users can begin with Project Zero and launch their own Bluetooth low energy applications.

SimpleLink CC2640R2 SDK Diagram


  • The Bluetooth 5 stack (BLE5-Stack) supporting LE Coded PHYs and Advertising Extensions has been Bluetooth qualified and is available for production use
  • Full support for all Bluetooth core specification 4.2 features: LE Secure Connections, LE Data Length Extension and LE Privacy 1.2 as well as Bluetooth 4.0 and 4.1 LE features.
  • Sample applications for all BLE device roles: Central, Peripheral, Broadcaster/Beacon and Observer.
  • Additional applications supported with optional SimpleLink CC2640R2 BLE Example Pack: Glucose Sensor, HID Emulated Keyboard, Heart Rate and Voice Remote Control.
  • Ability to operate without a 32-kHz crystal in peripheral and beacon configurations.
  • Device Firmware Upgrades using TI’s Over-the-air Download (OAD) service and tools.
  • Advanced topology including concurrent master/slave multi-role operation and support for multiple simultaneous connections.
  • Voice-over-BLE support for voice to cloud applications using digital microphone driver.
  • Standalone System-on-Chip (SoC) and network processor software configurations
  • Ultra-low power advertisement and connected states for applications such as peripherals and beacons, including the popular Apple iBeacon® and Google Eddystone™ formats.
  • Built on top of TI-RTOS framework and includes peripheral drivers and advanced power management libraries.
  • Support for the CC2640R2 LaunchPad™ development kit with integrated XDS110 USB debugger.
  • Wide range of sample applications with certified profiles to reduce time to market.
  • Bluetooth qualified design listing to reduce certification test time for Bluetooth 4.2.
  • Flexible protocol stack configuration options to maximize application memory.
  • Supported in IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM, Code Composer Studio™ (CCS) and CCS Cloud™ integrated development environment (IDE) tool chains.
  • Free code generation option with CCS v8.1

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Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 1 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® low energy CC2640R2F wireless MCU LaunchPad™ development kit  LAUNCHXL-CC2640R2  Development Kits 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
CC2640R2F  SimpleLink Bluetooth® low energy Wireless MCU  SimpleLink Solutions 
CC2640R2F-Q1  Automotive Qualified SimpleLink Bluetooth® low energy Wireless MCU  SimpleLink Solutions 

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