Technology & Engineering

Make: Bluetooth

Bluetooth LE Projects with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Smartphones

Author: Alasdair Allan,Don Coleman,Sandeep Mistry

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680451944

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 5041

This book is where your adventures with Bluetooth LE begin. You'll start your journey by getting familiar with your hardware options: Arduino, BLE modules, computers (including Raspberry Pi!), and mobile phones. From there, you'll write code and wire circuits to connect off-the-shelf sensors, and even go all the way to writing your own Bluetooth Services. Along the way you'll look at lightbulbs, locks, and Apple's iBeacon technology, as well as get an understanding of Bluetooth security-- both how to beat other people's security, and how to make your hardware secure.
Computers

Make: Bluetooth

Mobile Phone, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi Projects with BLE

Author: Alasdair Allan,Don Coleman,Sandeep Mistry

Publisher: Make Books

ISBN: 9781457187094

Category: Computers

Page: 200

View: 6353

This book is where your adventures with Bluetooth LE begin. You'll start your journey by getting familiar with your hardware options: Arduino, BLE modules, computers (including Raspberry Pi!), and mobile phones. From there, you'll write code and wire circuits to connect off-the-shelf sensors, and even go all the way to writing your own Bluetooth Services. Along the way you'll look at lightbulbs, locks, and Apple's iBeacon technology, as well as get an understanding of Bluetooth security--both how to beat other people's security, and how to make your hardware secure.
Computers

Make: Bluetooth

Bluetooth LE Projects with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Smartphones

Author: Alasdair Allan,Don Coleman,Sandeep Mistry

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680451928

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 6747

This book is where your adventures with Bluetooth LE begin. You'll start your journey by getting familiar with your hardware options: Arduino, BLE modules, computers (including Raspberry Pi!), and mobile phones. From there, you'll write code and wire circuits to connect off-the-shelf sensors, and even go all the way to writing your own Bluetooth Services. Along the way you'll look at lightbulbs, locks, and Apple's iBeacon technology, as well as get an understanding of Bluetooth security-- both how to beat other people's security, and how to make your hardware secure.
Technology & Engineering

Bluetooth Low Energy

The Developer's Handbook

Author: Robin Heydon

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132888408

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

View: 2556

The First Complete Guide to Bluetooth Low Energy: How It Works, What It Can Do, and How to Apply It A radical departure from conventional Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth low energy (BLE) enables breakthrough wireless applications in industries ranging from healthcare to transportation. Running on a coin-sized battery, BLE can operate reliably for years, connecting and extending everything from personal area network devices to next-generation sensors. Now, one of the standard’s leading developers has written the first comprehensive, accessible introduction to BLE for every system developer, designer, and engineer. Robin Heydon, a member of the Bluetooth SIG Hall of Fame, has brought together essential information previously scattered through multiple standards documents, sharing the context and expert insights needed to implement high-performance working systems. He first reviews BLE’s design goals, explaining how they drove key architectural decisions, and introduces BLE’s innovative usage models. Next, he thoroughly covers how the two main parts of BLE, the controller and host, work together, and then addresses key issues from security and profiles through testing and qualification. This knowledge has enabled the creation of Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready devices. This guide is an indispensable companion to the official BLE standards documents and is for every technical professional and decision-maker considering BLE, planning BLE products, or transforming plans into working systems. Topics Include BLE device types, design goals, terminology, and core concepts Architecture: controller, host, applications, and stack splits Usage models: presence detection, data broadcasting, connectionless models, and gateways Physical Layer: modulation, frequency band, radio channels, power, tolerance, and range Direct Test Mode: transceiver testing, hardware interfaces, and HCI Link Layer: state machine, packets, channels, broadcasting, encryption, and optimization HCI: physical/logical interfaces, controller setup, and connection management L2CAP: channels and packet structure, and LE signaling channels Attributes: grouping, services, characteristics, and protocols Security: pairing, bonding, and data signing Generic Access Profiles: roles, modes, procedures, security modes, data advertising, and services Applications, devices, services, profiles, and peripherals Testing/qualification: starting projects, selecting features, planning, testing, compliance, and more
Computers

IOS Sensor Apps with Arduino

Wiring the IPhone and IPad Into the Internet of Things

Author: Alasdair Allan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449308481

Category: Computers

Page: 107

View: 8157

This book looks at how to integrate iOS devices into distributed sensors network, both to make use of its own on-board sensors in such networks, but also as a hub. Beyond the discussion of basic client-server architectures, and making use of the existing wireless capabilities, this book examines how to connect iOS devices to microcontroller platforms via serial connections.
Computers

Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy

Tools and Techniques for Low-Power Networking

Author: Kevin Townsend,Carles Cufí,Akiba,Robert Davidson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 149190058X

Category: Computers

Page: 180

View: 1579

With Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), smart devices are about to become even smarter. This practical guide demonstrates how this exciting wireless technology helps developers build mobile apps that share data with external hardware, and how hardware engineers can gain easy and reliable access to mobile operating systems. This book provides a solid, high-level overview of how devices use BLE to communicate with each other. You’ll learn useful low-cost tools for developing and testing BLE-enabled mobile apps and embedded firmware and get examples using various development platforms—including iOS and Android for app developers and embedded platforms for product designers and hardware engineers. Understand how data is organized and transferred by BLE devices Explore BLE’s concepts, key limitations, and network topology Dig into the protocol stack to grasp how and why BLE operates Learn how BLE devices discover each other and establish secure connections Set up the tools and infrastructure for BLE application development Get examples for connecting BLE to iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and sensors Develop code for a simple device that transmits heart rate data to a mobile device
Computers

Bluetooth 1.1

Connect Without Cables

Author: Jennifer Bray,Charles F. Sturman

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013244173X

Category: Computers

Page: 624

View: 5500

The authoritative, in-depth guide to the new Bluetooth 1.1 specification Bluetooth 1.1's dramatic improvements in interoperability and reliability Includes thoroughly revised coverage of Bluetooth security and power conservation New Bluetooth profiles–including the long-awaited Personal Area Networking profile! The first complete guide to the new Bluetooth 1.1 wireless specification! The Bluetooth specification has been updated to deliver dramatic improvements in both reliability and interoperability. Bluetooth 1.1: Connect Without Cables, Second Edition updates the industry's #1 Bluetooth guide to cover these critical new enhancements–and to offer detailed guidance on every aspect of Bluetooth 1.1 development. Bluetooth SIG committee members Jennifer Bray and Charles Sturman place Bluetooth 1.1 in context, covering markets, applications, complementary technologies, key development issues, and explaining every goal of the new release. They review the components of a Bluetooth system, explain how Bluetooth connections work, introduce essential concepts such as piconets and scatternets, and cover the Bluetooth protocol stack in detail from top to bottom. Interoperability between 1.0b and 1.1 Details of 1.1 improvements with explanations of the reasons behind each change Important changes to Bluetooth low-power modes, encryption, and authentication Bridging Ethernet and Bluetooth with Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol How to use Universal Plug and Play with the Bluetooth protocol stack Profiles which will bring new products including: Human Interface Devices, Hands-Free Phone usage, Basic Printing, Basic Imaging, and Hard Copy Cable Replacement Technologies used by Bluetooth: OBEX, WAP, GSM TS07.10, UPnP, Q.931, and UUIDs Comparison of related technologies: DECT, IrDA, Home RF, HiperLAN, and 802.11 Whether you're experienced with V.1.0 or working with Bluetooth for the first time, Bluetooth 1.1: Connect Without Cables, Second Edition is your definitive resource for building interoperable, reliable wireless applications–right now!
Computers

IoT Projects with Bluetooth Low Energy

Author: Madhur Bhargava

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788396839

Category: Computers

Page: 278

View: 5574

Use the power of BLE to create exciting IoT applications About This Book Build hands-on IoT projects using Bluetooth Low Energy and learn about Bluetooth 5 and its features. Build a health tracking system, and indoor navigation and warehouse weather monitoring projects using smart devices. Build on a theoretical foundation and create a practice-based understanding of Bluetooth Low Energy. Who This Book Is For If you're an application developer, a hardware enthusiast, or just curious about the Internet of Things and how to convert it into hands-on projects, then this book is for you. Having some knowledge of writing mobile applications will be advantageous. What You Will Learn Learn about the architecture and IoT uses of BLE, and in which domains it is being used the most Set up and learn about various development platforms (Android, iOS, Firebase, Raspberry Pi, Beacons, and GitHub) Create an Explorer App (Android/iOS) to diagnose a Fitness Tracker Design a Beacon with the Raspberry Pi and write an app to detect the Beacon Write a mobile app to periodically poll the BLE tracking sensor Compose an app to read data periodically from temperature and humidity sensors Explore more applications of BLE with IoT Design projects for both Android and iOS mobile platforms In Detail Bluetooth Low Energy, or Bluetooth Smart, is Wireless Personal Area networking aimed at smart devices and IoT applications. BLE has been increasingly adopted by application developers and IoT enthusiasts to establish connections between smart devices. This book initially covers all the required aspects of BLE, before you start working on IoT projects. In the initial stages of the book, you will learn about the basic aspects of Bluetooth Low Energy—such as discovering devices, services, and characteristics—that will be helpful for advanced-level projects. This book will guide you through building hands-on projects using BLE and IoT. These projects include tracking health data, using a mobile App, and making this data available for health practitioners; Indoor navigation; creating beacons using the Raspberry Pi; and warehouse weather Monitoring. This book also covers aspects of Bluetooth 5 (the latest release) and its effect on each of these projects. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of using Bluetooth Low Energy to integrate with smart devices and IoT projects. Style and Approach A practical guide that will help you promote yourself into an expert by building and exploring practical applications of Bluetooth Low Energy.
Technology & Engineering

JavaScript Robotics

Building NodeBots with Johnny-Five, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone

Author: Backstop Media,Rick Waldron,Pawel Szymczykowski,Raquel Velez,Julian David Duque,Anna Gerber,Emily Rose,Susan Hinton,Jonathan Beri,Donovan Buck,Sara Gorecki,Kassandra Perch,Andrew Fisher,David Resseguie,Lyza Danger Gardner,Bryan Hughes

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1457186918

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 7596

JavaScript Robotics is on the rise. Rick Waldron, the lead author of this book and creator of the Johnny-Five platform, is at the forefront of this movement. Johnny-Five is an open source JavaScript Arduino programming framework for robotics. This book brings together fifteen innovative programmers, each creating a unique Johnny-Five robot step-by-step, and offering tips and tricks along the way. Experience with JavaScript is a prerequisite.
Computers

Make: FPGAs

Turning Software into Hardware with Eight Fun and Easy DIY Projects

Author: David Romano

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1457187817

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 5028

What if you could use software to design hardware? Not just any hardware--imagine specifying the behavior of a complex parallel computer, sending it to a chip, and having it run on that chip--all without any manufacturing? With Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), you can design such a machine with your mouse and keyboard. When you deploy it to the FPGA, it immediately takes on the behavior that you defined. Want to create something that behaves like a display driver integrated circuit? How about a CPU with an instruction set you dreamed up? Or your very own Bitcoin miner You can do all this with FPGAs. Because you're not writing programs--rather, you're designing a chip whose sole purpose is to do what you tell it--it's faster than anything you can do in code. With Make: FPGAs, you'll learn how to break down problems into something that can be solved on an FPGA, design the logic that will run on your FPGA, and hook up electronic components to create finished projects.
Computers

Bluetooth Essentials for Programmers

Author: Albert S. Huang,Larry Rudolph

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139465465

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 816

This book provides an introduction to Bluetooth programming, with a specific focus on developing real code. The authors discuss the major concepts and techniques involved in Bluetooth programming, with special emphasis on how they relate to other networking technologies. They provide specific descriptions and examples for creating applications in a number of programming languages and environments including Python, C, Java, GNU/Linux, Windows XP, Symbian Series 60, and Mac OS X. No previous experience with Bluetooth is assumed, and the material is suitable for anyone with some programming background. The authors place special emphasis on the essential concepts and techniques of Bluetooth programming, starting simply and allowing the reader to quickly master the basic concepts before addressing advanced features.

Hacking Internet of Things

Bluetooth Low Energy

Author: Shashank Pandey

Publisher: Cytheon Limited

ISBN: 9781999954871

Category:

Page: 178

View: 6328

According to IHS Markit, the number of IoT (Internet of Things) devices will grow to 30.7 billion in 2020, and to 75.4 billion by 2025! IDC Forecasts Worldwide spending on the IoT to reach $772 Billion in 2018! Whether it is connected automobiles, fitness watches, smart coffee machines, smart locks or even medical equipment such as insulin pumps, IoT is becoming all-pervasive. In the future, there will hardly be any aspect of our lives that IoT will not touch one way or the other. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is one of the popular radio protocols used by many IoT devices. As the footprint of IoT devices has increased, so have the attacks on these devices by cyber criminals. Given our increasing dependency on IoT and the increasing number of cyber attacks on these devices, it's intuitive that their security will have a huge implication on safety and security of the digital society that we are a part of! If you wish to acquire hands-on (BLE) IoT penetration testing and securing skills and be a white hat cyber security superstar, this book is for you!
Computers

Exploring the Raspberry Pi 2 with C++

Author: Warren Gay

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 148421739X

Category: Computers

Page: 190

View: 4420

You have a Pi 2, but what exactly can you do with it? This book takes you on a tour of the Pi 2 hardware and all of the fantastic things that you can do to create innovative and useful projects with your Pi. Start with creating a workstation that does actual work, and move into installing a custom kernel, creating a clock, learning the ins and outs of the GPIO interface, and pick up some useful C++ skills along the way. Warren Gay, author of Mastering the Raspberry Pi, takes you through a set of experiments to show just what the Pi 2 is capable of and how you can use it to make your own fantastic creations. What You Will Learn: How to create an experimenter's workstation for the Pi 2, complete with breadboard and even Arduino All the details of GPIO, including a custom command for working with it Useful projects like a general purpose clock and the PiSpy Quick intro to C++ for the Pi How to make a multi-core webserver Who this book is for:Intermediate electronics enthusiasts and Pi fans, makers, students, teachers, and everyone who wants to know how to make the Pi really work.
Technology & Engineering

Bluetooth: Operation and Use

Author: Robert Morrow

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071409637

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 567

View: 328

Unlike most other references on the market, this next-generation resource goes well beyond Bluetooth specifications and thoroughly examines different implementation approaches--as taught by a "master instructor." * Discusses Bluetooth in detail, covering both operational characteristics as well as its use in a wireless communications system * Addresses the coexistence of Bluetooth's with other wireless networks * Provides information on the significant security problems that exist when communicating without wires * Based on 2 very popular and highly effective courses the author has been teaching for more than a year
Computers

Building Bluetooth Low Energy Systems

Author: Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786461838

Category: Computers

Page: 242

View: 5733

Discover and implement a system of your choice using Bluetooth Low Energy. About This Book Learn the basics of Bluetooth Low Energy with its exciting new protocol stack and security. Build customized Bluetooth Low Energy projects that make your web or mobile apps smarter in terms of networking and communications. Using Android, iOS, and the Web, acquire key skills to harness the power of Bluetooth Low Energy in your IoT applications. Who This Book Is For The book is for developers and enthusiasts who are passionate about learning Bluetooth Low Energy technologies and want to add new features and services to their new or existing products. They should be familiar with programming languages such as Swift, Java, and JavaScript. Knowledge of debugging skills would be an advantage. What You Will Learn Bluetooth Low Energy in theory. Bluetooth Low Energy Hardware and Software Development Kits. Implement Bluetooth low energy communication (central and peripheral) using Android. Master BLE Beacons with examples implemented over Eddystone and iBeacons. Implement indoor navigation using Estimote Beacons on iOS. Implement Internet gateways to control BLE devices on a Wi-Fi network. Understand BLE security mechanisms with a special focus on Bluetooth pairing, bonding, and key exchange to cover encryption, privacy, and user data integrity. Implement Bluetooth Mesh using CSRMesh Technology. In Detail Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is a Wireless Personal Area network technology aimed at novel applications for smart devices. High-tech BLE profiles and services are being increasingly used by application developers and hardware enthusiasts to allow devices to interact with the surrounding world. This book will focus on a technical introduction to BLE and how it is reshaping small-distance communication. We will start with IoT, where many technologies such as BLE, Zigbee, and IEEE 802.15.4 Mesh will be introduced. The book will present BLE from an engineering perspective, from which the protocol stack, architecture, and layers are discussed. You will learn to implement customized projects for Peripheral/Central communication, BLE Beacons, indoor navigation using triangulation, and the Internet gateway for Bluetooth Low Energy Personal Network, all using various code samples and APIs on Android, iOS, and the Web. Finally, the book will conclude with a glimpse into future technologies destined to be prominent in years to come. Style and approach The book is a practical tutorial that will help you understand the background and technicalities of BLE and offers a friendly environment to build and create robust BLE projects. This hands-on approach will give you a clear vision of Bluetooth Low Energy and how it can be used in IoT.
Computers

Getting Started with Intel Edison

Sensors, Actuators, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi on the Tiny Atom-Powered Linux Module

Author: Stephanie Moyerman

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1457187558

Category: Computers

Page: 206

View: 805

The Intel Edison is a crowning achievement of Intel's adaptation of its technology into maker-friendly products. They've packed the dual-core power of the Atom CPU, combined it with a sideboard microcontroller brain, and added in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low Energy, and a generous amount of RAM (1GB) and flash storage (4GB). This book, written by Stephanie Moyerman, a research scientist with Intel's Smart Device Innovation Team, teaches you everything you need to know to get started making things with Edison, the compact and powerful Internet of Things platform. Projects and tutorials include: Controlling devices over Bluetooth Using Python and Arduino programming environments on Edison Tracking objects with a webcam and OpenCV Responding to voice commands and talking back Using and configuring Linux on Edison
Computers

Building Arduino PLCs

The essential techniques you need to develop Arduino-based PLCs

Author: Pradeeka Seneviratne

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484226321

Category: Computers

Page: 183

View: 9043

Learn the fundamentals of PLCs and how to control them using Arduino software to create your first Arduino PLC. You will learn how to draw Ladder Logic diagrams to represent PLC designs for a wide variety of automated applications and to convert the diagrams to Arduino sketches. A comprehensive shopping guide includes the hardware and software components you need in your tool box. You will learn to use Arduino UNO, Arduino Ethernet shield, and Arduino WiFi shield. Building Arduino PLCs shows you how to build and test a simple Arduino UNO-based 5V DC logic level PLC with Grove Base shield by connecting simple sensors and actuators. You will also learn how to build industry-grade PLCs with the help of ArduiBox. What You'll Learn Build ModBus-enabled PLCs Map Arduino PLCs into the cloud using NearBus cloud connector to control the PLC through the Internet Use do-it-yourself light platforms such as IFTTT Enhance your PLC by adding Relay shields for connecting heavy loads Who This Book Is For Engineers, designers, crafters, and makers. Basic knowledge in electronics and Arduino programming or any other programming language is recommended.
Computers

Beacon Technologies

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Beacosystem

Author: Stephen Statler

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484218892

Category: Computers

Page: 392

View: 1292

Learn the key standards—iBeacon, Eddystone, Bluetooth 4.0, and AltBeacon—and how they work with other proximity technologies. Then build your understanding of the proximity framework and how to identify and deploy the best solutions for your own business, institutional, or consulting needs. Proximity technology—in particular, Bluetooth beacons—is a major source of business opportunity, and this book provides everything you need to know to architect a solution to capitalize on that opportunity. What You'll Learn Understand the disruptive implications of digital–physical convergence and the new applications it makes possible Review the key standards that solutions developers need to understand to capitalize on the business opportunity of proximity technology Discover the new phenomenon of beacon networks, which will be hugely significant in driving strategic decisions and creating wealth See other technologies in the proximity ecosystem catalyzed by and complementary to Bluetooth beacons, including visual light communication, magnetic resonance, and RFID Examine the Beacosystem framework for analyzing the proximity ecosystem Who This Book Is For Solutions architects of all types—venture capitalists, founders, CEOs, strategists, product managers, CTOs, business developers, and programmers Stephen Statler is a writer, public speaker, and consultant working in the beacon ecosystem. He trains and advises retailers, venue owners, VCs, as well as makers of beacon software and hardware, and is a thought leader in the beacosystem community. Previously he was the Senior Director for Strategy and Solutions Management at Qualcomm's Retail Solutions Division, helping to incubate Gimbal, one of the leading Bluetooth beacons in the market. He is also the CEO of Cause Based Solutions, creators of Give the Change, democratizing philanthropy, enabling non-profit supporters to donate the change from charity branded debit cards, and developer of The Good Traveler program. Contributors: Anke Audenaert, CEO, Favrit John Coombs, CEO, Rover Labs Theresa Mary Gordon, Co-Founder, tapGOconnect Phil Hendrix, Director, immr Kris Kolodziej, President, IndoorLBS Patrick Leddy, CEO, Pulsate Ben Parker, VP Business Development, AccelerateIT Mario Proietti, CEO, Location Smart Ray Rotolo, SVP OOH, Gimbal Kjartan Slette, COO, Unacast Jarno Vanto, Partner, Borenius Attorneys LLP David Young, Chief Engineer, Radius Networks Foreword by Asif Khan, President LBMA
Science

Bioinformatics For Dummies

Author: Jean-Michel Claverie,Cedric Notredame

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051108

Category: Science

Page: 456

View: 421

Were you always curious about biology but were afraid to sit through long hours of dense reading? Did you like the subject when you were in high school but had other plans after you graduated? Now you can explore the human genome and analyze DNA without ever leaving your desktop! Bioinformatics For Dummies is packed with valuable information that introduces you to this exciting new discipline. This easy-to-follow guide leads you step by step through every bioinformatics task that can be done over the Internet. Forget long equations, computer-geek gibberish, and installing bulky programs that slow down your computer. You’ll be amazed at all the things you can accomplish just by logging on and following these trusty directions. You get the tools you need to: Analyze all types of sequences Use all types of databases Work with DNA and protein sequences Conduct similarity searches Build a multiple sequence alignment Edit and publish alignments Visualize protein 3-D structures Construct phylogenetic trees This up-to-date second edition includes newly created and popular databases and Internet programs as well as multiple new genomes. It provides tips for using servers and places to seek resources to find out about what’s going on in the bioinformatics world. Bioinformatics For Dummies will show you how to get the most out of your PC and the right Web tools so you’ll be searching databases and analyzing sequences like a pro!