UART to Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) Bridge Reference Design

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Description

Easily add Bluetooth Low Energy to your application using a simple serial interface with minimal BLE knowledge required. This reference software solution demonstrates how to implement a UART to BLE bridge by communicating serial data wirelessly and bi-directionally between a wired UART and wireless BLE solution. For their existing or new industrial Internet Of Things (IoT) designs, developers can quickly enable wireless connectivity by simply sending data through the standard wired serial port of their host MCU without worrying about the BLE protocol. The solution also includes an RS232 to UART hardware reference design and the software also supports SPI interfaces. Refer to this forum post for the latest release updates. 

Features
  • Enables easy BLE integration on any host microcontroller through modular code
  • Support asynchronous and synchronous serial interfaces
  • Runs on the SimpleLink™ Bluetooth low energy CC2640, CC2640R2F wireless MCUs as well as the CC2650MODA certified module.
  • Uses the TI royalty-free BLE-stack
  • Bluetooth® 5 High Speed mode (2 Mbps) support with CC2640R2F
  • Compatible with Bluetooth 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2 implementations
  • Ports easily to other boards including the SimpleLink CC2650 SensorTag kit and CC2640R2 LaunchPad development kit
  • Offers a generic design to fit various applications
  • This easy-to-use software sub-system is tested and ready to be replicated for your next wireless project

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SimpleLink™ Bluetooth low energy/Multi-standard SensorTag

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
CC2640  SimpleLink ultra-low power wireless MCU for Bluetooth low energy  SimpleLink Solutions  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
CC2650  SimpleLink multi-standard 2.4 GHz ultra-low power wireless MCU  SimpleLink Solutions  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
CC2650MODA  SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® low energy Wireless MCU Module  Wireless connectivity  Not Available View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
MAX3232  3-V to 5.5-V Multichannel RS-232 Line Driver/Receiver  Interface  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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User guides (2)
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PDF 1956 01 Sep 2015 245
PDF 289 19 Jun 2015 150
Design files (6)
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ZIP 78 19 Jun 2015 25
ZIP 415 19 Jun 2015 15
PDF 144 19 Jun 2015 24
PDF 45 19 Jun 2015 8
PDF 183 19 Jun 2015 16
PDF 24 19 Jun 2015 131
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